Category Archives: Produce

Eating to Boost Immunity

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student My 5-year-old is currently fighting strep throat. We were talking about probiotics and eating healthy to help her get better quicker and she said: “so the probiotic goes through my mouth and … Continue reading

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Fall Salad

By Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student   If you’re looking for a fall salad that will not disappoint, look no further! The first time I ever ate this salad, I couldn’t get enough! I could have eaten the … Continue reading

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How to reduce ultra-processed foods in your diet

By Kenda Hettinger, a Recent ASU Nutrition Student I grew up on microwave lasagna meals and Velveeta shells and cheese. I am not the only one, this is normal for many people. Ultra-processed foods have become dominant in our food … Continue reading

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How to eat a Mediterranean diet

By: Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   The Mediterranean diet comes from the areas of Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and (southern) France. These are the countries that are along the north of the Mediterranean sea. Their climate/area is … Continue reading

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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