Category Archives: Vegetables

Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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The Vitamin Question: Should you be giving your children daily vitamins?

By: Cecelia Wilken a Recent ASU Nutrition Student My toddler is a picky eater. While my spouse and I work hard to put balanced meals on her plate, getting her to eat them is another story altogether. Nervous about her … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Eating The Colors of the Rainbow

By Vanessa Evans, a recent ASU Nutrition Student The agricultural scene is thriving in Arizona, and we have access to some of the freshest produce year round. Don’t be afraid to branch out and try new things! I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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Ode to the Meal Delivery Kit

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student   As a new mom, sometimes feeding myself a proper meal is low on my list of priorities. And forget about being able to plan a delicious and healthy dinner for myself … Continue reading

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Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Juicing fruits and vegetables is nothing new, in fact, it has been around since the 1930s. However, in the last few years, we have entered a new era of juicing, a juice … Continue reading

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