Category Archives: Food Facts

The Use of Food to Fight Cancer

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern For many, the word cancer doesn’t mean much until it touches your life, and when it does this simple word “cancer” changes your life forever. If there was something you could do to try … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

By Vanessa Evens a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We’ve all heard about the Mediterranean Diet, and I don’t know about you, but when I first thought about the Med Diet I pictured hummus, so much hummus, and olives. The Med … Continue reading

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The T on Tomatoes 

 Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Let’s talk tomatoes, the world’s most popular fruit and in Arizona too! The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2017 Census of Agriculture shows Arizona hosting 61 acres of tomatoes grown in the … Continue reading

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The Nutritional Content of Canned Versus. Fresh Produce

By Vanessa Evens A Recent ASU Nutrition Student It’s no secret that canned produce has a little bit of a bad reputation, but is that reputation based in fact or fiction? We’ve all heard that cooking vegetables takes out some … Continue reading

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Eating Red for Your Heart

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student New Study Finds Anthocyanins Linked to Lower Cardiovascular Disease  You may be familiar with the Go Red for Women campaign, which has a red dress as a symbol of prevention for heart … Continue reading

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