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How Essential Nutrients Work for You

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU nutrition student Essential nutrients include various vitamins and minerals along with certain fatty acids and amino acids that your body must have to function and is not able to make on its own. That … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

By : Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student There are very few occasions that I will make this kind of decadent item. I try to eat healthy on a regular basis, but there are events that I am asked … Continue reading

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Vegan and Gluten Free Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Bars

By : Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student This is a recipe that I make often that does not contain dairy or gluten. They can also be made with dairy and traditional flour. The texture is a little different … Continue reading

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French Canadian Chop Suey

Even though this recipe may look simple, it has an immense history in my French-Canadian culture. It has been made by great grandparents. It was considered a low cost and filling meal that would fill up everyone.  In most recent years, I have replaced the pasta with gluten-free pasta and also used tofu instead of hamburger. Most of the population does not prefer it made this way, it does not have to be, but it can be changed based on what you work better for you.

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Diabetes Cases are Dropping

For the last 20 years, Diabetes cases have been on the rise in staggering numbers. From 1990 to 2009, it was at a peak. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose or blood sugar is too high. This is your main source of energy and comes from the food that we intake in our bodies. Diabetes occurs when your body makes too much or not enough insulin, which is a hormone made by your pancreas.

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