Category Archives: Fun Food Facts

“Safe Snacking” Healthy Snacks for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Snacking can be a risky game when it comes to your kids. Finding healthy snacks that they want to eat can be a battle in itself. They want the sugar filled, empty carb snacks … 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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How to be Healthier with One Simple Rule

By Vanessa Evens a Recent ASU Nutrition Student One simple easy-to-follow rule that will make each and every one of us healthier sounds too good to be true, right? I promise it isn’t. This one simple rule is dietitian approved … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning; how to reuse scraps for homemade cleaning supplies

By Erika Guzman a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Spring may be here, but the weather does not prove anything for many of us! However, if you’re the type that loves to clean out the old musty winter smells and … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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