Category Archives: Vegetables

The Importance of Vitamins in the Early Stages of Life

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   There has been controversy about vitamins since as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember my mother having myself, along with my three siblings, take vitamins. I always just … Continue reading

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Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

By Erika Guzman, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Chinese take-out always seems to be an easy way out of lunch or dinner time, but why spend money on takeout when you can make it at home? Where I live, Americanized-Chinese … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Lettuce

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Lettuce is a vegetable that has taken the back seat over the past few years. All the attention has been on kale and its amazing nutritional contents. While kale does have great nutritional … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Electrolytes

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student It’s summer and that means more and more time spent outside. Warmer weather brings about such happiness as children flood the parks, local swimming pools, and sports arenas. With extra playtime in the … Continue reading

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