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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Heart Health Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Heart health is an important aspect of taking care of yourself, no matter what age you are! Lucky for you, Fill Your Plate has numerous articles on how to keep your heart … Continue reading

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The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona’s Top Crops Benefits the Body In 1889, William J. Murphy planted an experimental citrus grove along the newly completed Arizona Canal. At this time in history, it … 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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Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Sometimes normal processes in our bodies result in unstable free radicals, which damage other cells on contact and create more free radicals. Some common vitamins, like vitamin C and E, counteract the free … Continue reading

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