Tag Archives: Nutrition

Eat Black Eyed Peas For Gut Health

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Black eyed peas, although they are not as widely used as it’s pinto and black bean counterparts, have many health benefits, including improving your gut health! Read more about the health benefits … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Vegetables

This is a recipe that is something that has become a staple in my home. It is can be made, gluten, free, and vegan or vegetarian. It has all of the right components, such as texture, flavor, protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. The gnocchi can be made homemade or packages, although homemade is recommended.

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Keep your Children Healthy with Fill Your Plate

When it comes to our children there is nothing more important. So why not make their nutrition important too! Fill Your Plate focuses a lot of its attention on nutrition for kids, and how to get kids to eat healthier that is hassle-free for you. Take a dive into these articles and see what you can do to make nutrition fun!

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Turnips and Turnip Greens

Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Turnips are thought to originate in Asia but are now grown throughout the world. They are a cold-weather crop and in Arizona grown from November through April. They are often thought of … Continue reading

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Provide Veggie Options for the Kids

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Children between the ages of 4-6 have heightened neophobia. Neophobia is the fear of trying something new. This makes it difficult keeping a good variety of vegetables in their diet. I know … Continue reading

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