Author Archives: Fill Your Plate

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Did you know the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) came out with a new set of dietary guidelines last year? I didn’t either … Continue reading

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What A Heart Healthy Diet Is and Why You Should Start It Now

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Americans, according to the American Heart Association. But did you know that it’s largely preventable? Eating healthy and exercising can help you avoid … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Root Beer

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Have you ever tried homemade root beer? I love it! My favorite homemade root beer is from Joes Real BBQ in Gilbert, Arizona. But if you’re looking to make some homemade root … Continue reading

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New Thanksgiving Recipes To Try

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     My extended family loves gathering together for Thanksgiving. We each bring a dish or two to contribute to Thanksgiving. We all look forward to the classics that can’t be replaced: turkey, cheesy … Continue reading

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The Positive Relationship Between Calcium and Vitamin D

As we age, we realize the importance of certain nutrients and vitamins over others. Certainly, women when it comes to aging and our bones. More research continues to prove this point as it relates to calcium and vitamin D. And … Continue reading

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