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Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Mental health has become a major issue in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 out of 6 adults will have depression at some point in their lifetime and 3.2% … Continue reading

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How to eat a Mediterranean diet

By: Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   The Mediterranean diet comes from the areas of Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and (southern) France. These are the countries that are along the north of the Mediterranean sea. Their climate/area is … Continue reading

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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Arizona Apples are in Season

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy fall everyone, apples are in season and are ready to be eaten. Fill Your Plate has wonderful recipes and health-related articles on apples. Just remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away! … Continue reading

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