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Switch up your tea game: Black tea is beneficial too!

By Erika Guzman a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Article It’s no surprise that tea is one of the main beverages people in the world consume today, next to water and coffee. It’s also very well known that green tea is … Continue reading

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In Defense of Carbohydrates

By Vanessa Evens a recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that carbs have a bad reputation. There are too many “low carb” diets to even keep track of, but all carbs are not created equal. Understanding what a carbohydrate … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying hydrated This Summer

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications intern Temperatures are climbing here in Arizona and so is the amount of water you should be drinking. Living in Arizona means great effort to stay hydrated not only in the winter but most importantly … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Eat Healthier

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student As a first-time mom, everything is new to me. Each week seems to bring another exciting development, as well as an unfamiliar challenge. Luckily, I have the Internet to search for tips … Continue reading

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Shift to the Med Diet May Help Fight Depression

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’ve written extensively on how Arizona agriculture grows the Mediterranean Diet in the desert. But now new research suggests that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may even protect against the development of depressive … Continue reading

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