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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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Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

By Vanessa Evens a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We’ve all heard about the Mediterranean Diet, and I don’t know about you, but when I first thought about the Med Diet I pictured hummus, so much hummus, and olives. The Med … Continue reading

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Postpartum Nutrition

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student               During pregnancy, a woman tries her hardest to be the healthiest vessel for her growing child. She forces giant prenatal vitamins down every day, avoids delicious foods like sushi, unpasteurized cheeses, … Continue reading

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