Category Archives: Ag Facts

The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona’s Top Crops Benefits the Body In 1889, William J. Murphy planted an experimental citrus grove along the newly completed Arizona Canal. At this time in history, it … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting, is it Good or Bad?

By Vanessa Evans, A Recent ASU Nutrition Student By now you’ve probably heard about intermittent fasting as its popularity has recently surged, but what exactly does it mean? There are three main types of intermittent fasting, each allotted a different … Continue reading

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Earth Day

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Since 1970 we have been celebrating Earth Day. This unique day comes every year on April 22. Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries. This is a day for all to focus … Continue reading

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Dairy, is it only for strong bones?

By Kevann Jordan a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Cows provide a great source of revenue for Arizona. According to Netstate.com “Arizona’s top five agricultural products are cattle and calves, lettuce, dairy products, cotton, and hay.” (http://www.netstate.com/economy/az_economy.htm) But what is so … Continue reading

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A History of Food Additives

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Many times in history, feeding masses with little to no money was an issue. Other times, food was abundant, but manufacturers wanted it to look better, taste better, or last longer. English … Continue reading

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