Category Archives: Green Matters

Acne is Not Just About the Diet

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern You know that cliché movie where the teenage girl has a date coming up and a pimple appears right in the middle of her forehead. I fully relate to this and I know … Continue reading

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Know Exactly What You Get When Eating Broccoli

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Why should we eat our broccoli? Is it really that good for you? Of course, the answer is yes but do we really know what we are getting when we eat our broccoli. … Continue reading

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Get More Leafy Greens in Your Diet

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Green leafy vegetables are rich in folic acid, vitamin C and K, fiber, magnesium, and phytochemicals. They lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease. Those greens are also low calorie and low fat, … Continue reading

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Gardening is Good for Your Health

Many garden hobbyists look to their time tending plants as a necessary counterbalance to the busy, stressed out pace of modern life.  There is something grounding about reconnecting with the natural world in even small ways that that can benefit … Continue reading

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8 Great Ways to Get Outside and Celebrate Earth Day

There was a time, not too long ago, when the air we breathe and the water we drink were in danger of becoming dangerous to us.  In the 1960’s and 1970’s the long-term effects of industrialization were becoming clear and … Continue reading

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