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Surprising Facts about Spinach

“I’m strong to the finish ‘cuz I eats my spinach. I’m Popeye the Sailor Man! Toot toot!”     Most of us in the US are familiar with Popeye the Sailor Man; the cartoon character who eats his spinach straight … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts about Olive Oil

Golden and fragrant, with a distinctive taste, olive oil is one of the old known cooking oils in the world. At one time, about 6,000 years ago, it was literally worth its weight in gold. As a result, cultivation of … Continue reading

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Surprising Facts about Broccoli That Will Make You Go WOW!!

Did you know? Broccoli, that intensely green vegetable with florets like little trees, is basically a man-made vegetable. Plant scientists and breeders developed broccoli by intensive breeding and crossbreeding of cabbage and other cruciferous crops. A single variety, originally grown … Continue reading

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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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Drop Off Your Citrus Donations to Arizona’s Food Banks Beginning January 5

PHOENIX, ARIZONA:  Are your citrus trees filling up with fruit? No problem – Arizona’s food banks want your citrus donations! Food banks continue to respond to record levels of demand, and your citrus donations – grapefruit, oranges, lemons, tangelos, and … Continue reading

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