Category Archives: In the News

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Mental health has become a major issue in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 out of 6 adults will have depression at some point in their lifetime and 3.2% … Continue reading

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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Does the Keto Diet really work?

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Is the keto diet for you? Fill Your Plate has covered the keto diet a lot in the past year. Find out if it is for you. We have all the keys to the … Continue reading

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Kat Brown A recent ASU Nutrition Student Nutrients supply energy and are often the building blocks our bodies need to function. Each nutrient has a role in the body. The Dietary Guideline for Americans (DGA) is developed to make … Continue reading

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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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