Category Archives: Fun Food Facts

Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Frozen Treats You Can Make This Summer

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     As we all know, it can get pretty hot in Arizona in the summer. Cool down with these frozen treats! This Food Network article as well as these Fill Your Plate articles … Continue reading

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Weight Loss and Portion Control

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Portion control is an important element of any healthy diet. Overeating leads to weight gain and unhealthy eating habits. Controlling how much you eat may seem like an intimidating subject, but it can … Continue reading

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Easy, Nutritious Breakfast Recipes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     I don’t know about you, but I always have a hard time with motivation to actually cook something in the morning! When we wake up, we’re usually still tired and don’t have … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles for Expecting Mothers

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Nutrition is a topic you could keep learning new things about for the rest of your life. There are so many tips and tricks to eating a healthy diet and making sure … Continue reading

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