Category Archives: Healthy Eating

9 Foods to Help You Lose Weight

Beating Back the Bulges Are you one of the more than nine million Americans (and 1.8 million Arizonians) who have vowed to lose weight in 2015? You should know that you are in good company. From a list of the … Continue reading

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Pass the Milk and the Lactaid, Please

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: I get all sorts of fun questions from our Arizona families inquiring about Arizona agriculture and even specific nutrition questions. But this one that recently came across my Twitter feed is my favorite: “@Cottonaggie … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Eat Healthy, Arizona Style

Twenty-four centuries ago, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, advised his fellow Greeks: In spite of enormous changes in the world since Hippocrates’ time, this recipe for good health remains the same. Eating the right amount of the healthy foods … Continue reading

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Announcing: University of Arizona Nutrition Mediterranean Diet Conference

As part of University of Arizona’s ongoing efforts to bring prevention research and healthy living guidance to the community, the January 2015 meeting will focus specifically on how to translate the health benefits of the diet/lifestyle to the US (and the Southwest).  … Continue reading

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How to Get Through the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

If there is anything as certain as death and taxes it is that getting through the holidays without gaining weight is always a challenge. Between cookies and parties and stockings full of tasty treats, this month is packed with opportunities … Continue reading

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