Category Archives: Diet Tips

Uncover Food Sensitivities With an Elimination Diet

By Heide Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern About a year ago, I began having a lot of stomach pain and bloating after I ate. At first, I didn’t think much of it, and would usually attribute it to eating … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Mix of Fruits and Vegetables Help You Stay Hydrated This Summer

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Not long ago, we celebrated National Watermelon Month here in Arizona and across the United States in July. One of my favorite facts about watermelon is that it contains 90% water. This … 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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Fiber-rich Foods Help You Feel Full

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Recent Arizona State University nutrition student Kat Brown defines fiber as forming the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. “It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or … Continue reading

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