Category Archives: Fun Food Facts

25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … Continue reading

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Irish Brown Bread, Perfection In Every Bite

By Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student Last march, I had the opportunity to travel to Ireland with two of my friends. It was the most spontaneous trip I had ever taken and definitely the most beautiful one. My … Continue reading

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Provide Veggie Options for the Kids

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Children between the ages of 4-6 have heightened neophobia. Neophobia is the fear of trying something new. This makes it difficult keeping a good variety of vegetables in their diet. I know … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta

By Sarah Beleski a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Every couple months or so, I travel four hours away to see one of my best friends. During one of my last trips, my friend made the most amazing pasta dish. Growing … 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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