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Shift to the Med Diet May Help Fight Depression

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’ve written extensively on how Arizona agriculture grows the Mediterranean Diet in the desert. But now new research suggests that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may even protect against the development of depressive … Continue reading

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Quality Carbohydrates

By Alise Robers, Recent ASU Nutrition Student The most important thing about carbohydrates is the type you choose to eat. Carbohydrates include sugars, starches, and fibers that work as the body’s main source of energy. We are probably most familiar … Continue reading

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What makes a grain whole?

By Laura Slatalla, Arizona State University Nutrition Student  You hear it all the time: eat whole grain. But, what is it really? A whole grain contains three key components: the germ, the bran, and the endosperm. The bran contains the … Continue reading

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Are Your Kids Eating Right?

August was ‘Kid’s Eat Right Month’, a new awareness and education campaign that aims to help families ensure their children’s nutritional needs are being met.  This effort, which is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation, … Continue reading

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4 Tips to Help You Eat Right in the New Year

It’s the time of year when everyone decides to buckle down and get rid of those unwanted pounds.  This is why the most common New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight.  There is this idea that the New Year brings … Continue reading

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