Category Archives: Healthy Eating

5 Easy Tips for Keeping Away the Freshman 15

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern When entering your first year of college, you may hear quite a few references to the “freshman 15.” This refers to the 15 or so pounds of weight many students gain during their … Continue reading

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The Edible Desert

The Sonoran Desert may appear to be barren to the unacquainted eye, but surprisingly it has around 540 edible plants. Native Arizonan cultures have been harvesting these plants for food and nourishment for hundreds of years. It truly is an … Continue reading

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Healthy Back to School Lunches

It’s August and most Arizona children are heading back to school. This means that now is the time to start looking for creative new ways to help them get the nutrients they need in lunches they will love to eat. … Continue reading

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National Eat Beans Day: Fascinating Bean Facts

Beans, beans the magical fruit, the more you eat the more you… well… you know. July 3rd is National Eat Beans Day. This is a day to celebrate the bean vegetable in all its forms. Were you aware that beans … Continue reading

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Best Foods for Expecting Mothers

Congratulations, you are pregnant! The food choices you make every day you are pregnant can affect your heath and the health of your baby. It comes as no surprise that the best foods for expecting women are great foods for … Continue reading

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