Monthly Archives: January 2019

A History of Food Additives

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Many times in history, feeding masses with little to no money was an issue. Other times, food was abundant, but manufacturers wanted it to look better, taste better, or last longer. English … Continue reading

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Fill your Plate: Hidden veggies and fun snack for kids

By Sandra J., Dietetic Intern at the University of Arizona Making meals and snacks that your kids will eat and like can be challenging. As busy parents, making creative meals may sound impossible. So Much so, that parents will settle … Continue reading

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Seven Layer Bars/ Pear Cobbler

By Stephen Gruner a Recent ASU Nutrition StudentĀ    Seven Layer Bars are a favorite dessert in my family. Anytime they are baked, the entire house smells like sugar heaven. There are quite a few ingredients and the recipe can … Continue reading

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Expecting? Take Your Folic Acid Supplement

By Cameron Saylor a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Folic acid is an essential B vitamin for DNA production as well as the production and maintenance of new cells. This nutrient is specifically crucial in pregnancy and periods of rapid growth. … Continue reading

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Saffron, the Gold Standard of Spices

By Kevann Jordan Recent ASU Nutrition Student I was recently introduced to a new flavor at a restaurant in Pheonix, at Fuego Bistro. I ordered the Paella and was very pleasantly surprised. This dish has started my new obsession: Saffron. … Continue reading

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