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What is Calorie Density

By Kenda Hettinger a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   When I first had my daughter in 2014, I kept 30 pounds of my excess weight for about a year. Then I stumbled across an article on calorie density and started … Continue reading

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Mental health has become a major issue in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 out of 6 adults will have depression at some point in their lifetime and 3.2% … 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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What the National School Lunch Program Provides

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student For children, the cafeteria is a social setting with a break from classwork and a chance to refuel. Unfortunately for some children, the cafeteria is the only chance to have a proper … Continue reading

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Filling Arizona’s Food Deserts With Good Food

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading

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