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Nutrition for the Life Cycle Series – Nutrition During Preschool Years

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student This is part four of a five-part series on nutrition within the lifecycle. Read part one, part two and part three.   The ages between 3-5 years old are some of the most … Continue reading

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We Should Be Bullish about Barley

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director This year, Arizona farmers intend to plant 11,000 acres of barley, lowest acreage since 1928 when only 8,000 acres were planted, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics … Continue reading

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Grab the Quinoa! Ancient Grains are Making a Comeback

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  What are ancient grains? Ever since it became cool to eat carb-less diets grains have been getting a bad rap. Recently, there has been a rise in gluten-free options while people … Continue reading

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Why Nutrient Deficiency is Less Likely When Eating Seasonally

By Rebecca Rullo, A Nutrition Communication Student at Arizona State University Many of us understand that fruits and vegetables are important for optimal health, but we may not understand how they are related to the seasons of the year. We … Continue reading

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Get to know Farro

By Veronica De Lira, Nutritionist   Super foods, the term that often signifies food that offers all the proper nutrients and vitamins and is all around beneficial to your health. Usually when people hear the term “super food” one thinks … Continue reading

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