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A Summer/Quarantine Activity: Planting A Vegetable Garden with Kids

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Are your kids constantly telling you “I’m bored”? Summer gives us plenty of free time, sometimes a little too much. And with many parents working from home, there’s even more time to kill. But … Continue reading

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Children vs. Vegetables: Tips for Handling your Picky Eater.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student   “You’re not leaving that spot until you eat everything on your plate.”   This was a common phrase used by my parents when trying to get my younger brother and me to … Continue reading

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Fiber is your friend

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   What is Fiber? Fiber forms the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or that the body cannot digest at all. … Continue reading

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In a World Full of Kale, Why Not be a Green Bean?

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student I’m a lover of all things kale, but lately, I’ve been thinking about green beans: where have they been? Why aren’t they as popular? Why is there a kale craze but no green … Continue reading

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Filing Your Plate with Radishes!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Radishes have been in the shadows! Okay, not really. They actually grow in the sunlight and love sandy soils. It’s a cruciferous vegetable that’s family to kale and packs some serious health benefits. … Continue reading

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