Category Archives: Ag Facts

Dates

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Dates have grown in popularity as the whole food diet has grown in popularity. Dates are a good whole food sweetener. People add dates to their smoothies and desserts, I have even … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about the Main Dish on Thanksgiving 

By Julie Murphree AZFB Outreach Director  You hear it all the time from friends and family: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s all about the food and less about the gift-giving. It’s also the holiday to be thankful for … Continue reading

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Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Mental health has become a major issue in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 out of 6 adults will have depression at some point in their lifetime and 3.2% … Continue reading

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How to eat a Mediterranean diet

By: Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   The Mediterranean diet comes from the areas of Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and (southern) France. These are the countries that are along the north of the Mediterranean sea. Their climate/area is … Continue reading

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