Monthly Archives: January 2015

Little Known Facts about Arizona’s Leafy Greens

January is a good time for green!!! No, not money. That other green – fresh, nutritious, delicious leafy green vegetables like endive, Spring Mix, cabbage, Romaine, Arugula, Iceberg, and Radicchio, to name a few.   And all of it coming from … 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: [tweetthis] “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”-Hippocrates [/tweetthis] In spite of enormous changes in the world since Hippocrates’ time, this recipe for good … 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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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 … Continue reading

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