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Zinc and Immune Health – How It Helps and Where to Find It

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   With the current pandemic hitting our nation hard, many of us are thinking about ways to promote health in ourselves and our family. The foundation of health is proper nutrition – … Continue reading

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Copper in Your Diet – Why You Need It and Where to Find It

By Lilian Grey a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Copper is an essential nutrient.   Essential nutrients are nutrients that your body can’t make on its own – you must get the nutrient from outside sources (think foods or supplements), … Continue reading

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The Ketogenic Diet and Weight loss in Women

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition student Introduction The Ketogenic diet has been a very popular and highly promoted diet for rapid weight loss and the fight against obesity. The diet follows an extremely high-fat and low-carb regimen where … Continue reading

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Should you take a Vitamin D Supplement?

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mineral density. They recommend not smoking, limiting alcohol, regular weight-bearing exercise, and getting the calcium and vitamin … Continue reading

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The Use of Food to Fight Cancer

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern For many, the word cancer doesn’t mean much until it touches your life, and when it does this simple word “cancer” changes your life forever. If there was something you could do to try … Continue reading

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