Tag Archives: Produce

Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

By Cameron Saylor, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student    Each day, I hear people say things like, “No, I can’t eat that” or “It has to be sugar-free”. I think it’s time that we make a change by creating … Continue reading

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Crazy About Carrots

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern  Did you know that carrots are in season from October to May in Arizona? So why don’t I know more people who cook with them? In my opinion, carrots are underrated. We all … Continue reading

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The Exciting Mineral Magnesium

By Katrina Aceret, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  What is Magnesium? Let’s be honest, do we really think about magnesium when we think about the minerals we need? Many people do not realize the importance of magnesium in their … Continue reading

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Why Nutrient Deficiency is Less Likely When Eating Seasonally

By Rebecca Rullo, A Nutrition Communication Student at Arizona State University Many of us understand that fruits and vegetables are important for optimal health, but we may not understand how they are related to the seasons of the year. We … Continue reading

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