Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

Is it Time to Reduce Your Glycemic Index?

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   I often must ask myself, “am I eating too much sugar or poor-quality carbs?” The holidays are our excuse to often ignore this question. But a recent study is creating more conviction … 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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Spaghetti Squash 101

By Blue Sky Organic Farms This week, we are keeping it simple with a short lesson in cooking hard squash. This season we decided to grow personal sized spaghetti squash. Yes, grown for personal size, but if you must share, … Continue reading

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Roasted Fennel and Carrots

By Blue Sky Organic Farms Looking for a delicious new combination of roasted veggies to add to your dinner table? Try roasted fennel and carrots! Carrots have multiple health benefits. They are full of fiber, antioxidants, and potassium. They can … Continue reading

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How Essential Nutrients Work for You

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU nutrition student Essential nutrients include various vitamins and minerals along with certain fatty acids and amino acids that your body must have to function and is not able to make on its own. That … Continue reading

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