Monthly Archives: August 2022

The Weekend Exercise Warrior: It’s Better than Nothing

Staff Reports Adults who only have time to exercise on the weekends can still reap benefits from physical activity, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. And that can be most of us. In the study, researchers examined … Continue reading

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Purple Potatoes Gain Popularity as We Discover their Nutritious Tastiness

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Registered dietitians say that while white and sweet potatoes are popular and nutritious, people should not forget about purple potatoes, which RD Valerie Agyeman says have three times more antioxidants than white … Continue reading

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List of Articles To Combat Picky Eating

Staff Reports Kids are notorious for being picky eaters. When dealing with picky eaters, try not to get frustrated. Make healthy food choices available and know that your child’s appetite and eating behaviors traditionally will improve with some time.   … Continue reading

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Non-Starchy Veggies Offer Healthful Fiber, Nutrients

You’ve heard it before, but I’m going to say it again: Yuma, Arizona is the lettuce bowl capital of the nation from November to late March every year thanks to our mild winters and Yuma’s amazing soil. It’s here you’ll … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet May Lower Frailty Risk: Study

Staff Reports The Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of frailty as people age, according to a study of 2,300 adults published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Foods containing carotenoids appeared to have the strongest association with … Continue reading

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