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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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50 Ways to Enjoy Arizona Pecans

Arizona has some of the best fruits and nuts in the world. Dates, pecans, pistachios, and lemons are all coveted Arizona exports. In 2018 alone Arizona’s pecan production was worth over 52,170,000 dollars and 17,000 acres were used for harvesting pecans.

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Nuts for Nuts? You Should be!

By Jessica Bombace, ASU Nutrition Student Photo Provided by Green Valley Nuts may seem like just an ordinary snack or something you would find in your trail mix but it really is more than that! And, Arizona is home to … Continue reading

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30 Ways to Use Nuts

By Angela C. Torrence, RDH and nutritionist Some people have a negative opinion of nuts due to their higher fat content but the truth of it is, nuts provide a great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, plant proteins, and … Continue reading

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Legumes and Nuts: The Nutrient Packed Secret

By Lisa Kaschmitter, Nutritionist     Legumes are a family of nutritious vegetables, which consists of beans, peas, nuts, and lentils. They are known for being incredibly nutrient dense, and most contain no cholesterol. They also boast high levels of … Continue reading

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