Category Archives: Arizona

Tips for Staying hydrated This Summer

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications intern Temperatures are climbing here in Arizona and so is the amount of water you should be drinking. Living in Arizona means great effort to stay hydrated not only in the winter but most importantly … Continue reading

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The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona’s Top Crops Benefits the Body In 1889, William J. Murphy planted an experimental citrus grove along the newly completed Arizona Canal. At this time in history, it … Continue reading

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Summer is here! How to Make your Grill Outs a Little Healthier

By Vanessa Evans a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   It’s that time of year again. It’s warm and sunny, but not too hot. It’s perfect weather for grabbing your family and friends and grilling out by the pool or the … Continue reading

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Filling Arizona’s Food Deserts With Good Food

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading

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Vermicomposting

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern This is number three of a three-part composting series. Vermicomposting is a different method of composting, thanks to the help of these little guys: worms! One might think composting with worms is insane, however, … Continue reading

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