Category Archives: Arizona

Electrolytes: What and Why?

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know electrolytes are important and that they do something for us, but their exact function and importance is little known. More than just what can be found in a bottle … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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Summer Science for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB communications intern School is out and summer is here for the kiddos. They are excited for a fun filled two months of summer. You are probably wondering how you are going to keep them busy for … 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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The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona‚Äôs 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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