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The food development experience course at Montclair State University has a strict rule that “vegetables are the first and primary ingredient" when creating a product.
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Apps like Uber Eats and Grubhub on a smartphone can deliver food straight to your doorstep with a single push of a button in today’s world. Obtaining food from the nearest fast-food place has become easier, and so has neglecting one’s body from having a balanced meal. Vegetables have been replaced with juicy burgers and greasy fries, leaving only nine percent of Americans eating the required two to three cups of vegetables per day, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The phrase “Eat your greens” does not sound as convincing as it once did, especially to college students living on their own.

Nutrition and food studies graduate student Angela Morresi, 24, knows perfectly well the mindset of a college student in terms of food. She is strongly determined to get individuals to include more vegetables in their diet, along with six other graduate students who shared a food development experience course at Montclair State University.

The objective of the course is to…