Monthly Archives: August 2012

What’s in Season in September

With September comes a little relief from the heat with highs that are not quite so high and lows that provide a welcome respite from the desert heat.  It also brings a great new crop of in season produce fresh … Continue reading

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STUDY SHOWS CHEESE LOWERS THE RISK OF DIABETES

A new study found that people who eat cheese are 12 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to those who rarely eat it, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The … Continue reading

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How Sustainable is Our Food Supply?

Access to adequate amounts of healthy food is one of the most important things that differentiate thriving regions from those that are faltering.  Security to our food supply is therefore of the utmost importance to almost every nation in the … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat This August

  August is here and the temperature is as hot as ever.  When the thermometer is reading three digits, it doesn’t really matter if it is a dry heat or not, it is just plain hot!  We Arizonians are much … Continue reading

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MOST AMERICANS ARE CONFIDENT ABOUT SAFETY OF U.S. FOOD SUPPLY

Are you confident about the safety of our food? The International Food Information Council’s 2012 Food & Health Survey reveals that most Americans (78 percent) are “somewhat confident” or “very confident” in the safety of the food and beverages that … Continue reading

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