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What are We Missing?

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Communication Student The average American diet is deficient in lots of vitamins and minerals, even though it’s dense in calories. Over 40% of adults aren’t getting enough of calcium, magnesium, vitamin A, D, E, … Continue reading

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The Discovery of the Vitamin Folate

By Michael Russell, Arizona State University Nutrition Communication Student The vitamin folate or folic acid as it is also known was one of the most significant discoveries of the modern era.  Folate is one of the most basic building blocks … Continue reading

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Glorious Grapes

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern   One of my favorite fruits in the world is the humble grape, and although they are little, they are tasty, packed with nutrition, and one of the more versatile fruits I’ve come … Continue reading

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What do you know about Microgreens?

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever heard of Microgreens? Well, they are the shoots of salad vegetables that are harvested right after the first leaves develop. Think arugula, broccoli, chard, mustard, and kale, among the many … Continue reading

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3 Big Reasons to add more Vitamin C to your Routine

By Lisa Kaschmitter, Arizona State University Nutrition Student   More than ever before, Arizona families have greater opportunities to eat a balanced diet with a good mix of vitamins and minerals. And, while the best place to get those vitamins … Continue reading

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