Tag Archives: fruits

Planting Through the Low Desert Seasons

By Cricket Aldridge, Urban Farm Lifestyle Editor   One of the coolest things about gardening in the Sonoran Desert is that we can grow every month of the year, with the hardest time to grow being July through September, although … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

By: Lori Meszaros, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  If you walked into a school lunch room and saw children lining up for the salad bar, you’d probably wonder, “what are they putting in that salad bar to make those … Continue reading

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Introducing Babies to Solid Foods

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  When a baby is born its mother is able to provide for all of his or her nutritional needs through breast milk until about 6 months old. According to the La Leche … Continue reading

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Body Breakdown: How We Process Nutrients

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  The calories that your body doesn’t use right away for energy are either disposed of as waste or stored as fat.1 However, your body doesn’t treat all calories equally.  Fiber and … Continue reading

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Let Fill Your Plate Fill Your Plate

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  I have a question for you.   Are you interested in buying ‘real food’, from ‘real farmers’, while embracing your ‘real community?’   I can bet the answer is a definite … Continue reading

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