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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 Vitamin Question: Should you be giving your children daily vitamins?

By: Cecelia Wilken a Recent ASU Nutrition Student My toddler is a picky eater. While my spouse and I work hard to put balanced meals on her plate, getting her to eat them is another story altogether. Nervous about her … Continue reading

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Beans, Beans the Magical Fruit…

By Morgan Crawford a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Beans and legumes have been a staple of many diets throughout the world for centuries. Some of the earliest crops were discovered in Thailand over 9,000 years ago. In Europe, bean … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate With Cauliflower!

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Let’s talk about yet another cruciferous vegetable that Arizona produces plenty of, cauliflower. Most people overlook cauliflower because they have the misconception that the white plant does not pack the same amount of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Vitamins in the Early Stages of Life

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   There has been controversy about vitamins since as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember my mother having myself, along with my three siblings, take vitamins. I always just … Continue reading

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