Monthly Archives: February 2018

3 Ways to Workout with Your Kids

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Working out. Those two words alone can make anyone cringe. Just the thought of working out can make a person’s heart pound and body break into a sweat without even lifting weights. It … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Childhood Obesity and Chronic Diseases

By Jessica Bombase, Recent ASU Nutrition Student (1) 1 in 5 “school-aged” children are obese, according to the CDC. This statistic really scares me. This is one too many children being overweight and unhealthy in the early stage of life. … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Watermelon

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   This delicious melon requires a long growing season; Arizona’s warm climate is perfect for thriving watermelon cultivation. In 1998, Arizona was ranked 5th in the United States for watermelon production, with much … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Cabbage

By Sarah Levesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student We grow lots of cabbage and bok choy in Arizona during the winter. Here’s why it’s so healthy. A staple in kimchi, and is used for soups or for the outer rolls for … Continue reading

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The Fill Your Plate Blog is Pouring its Heart into Healthy Eating

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern The month of February isn’t just about hearts of love, but also healthy hearts. During this month many organizations work to raise awareness for heart disease. This awareness is to remind people of … Continue reading

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