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Arizona has some of the best fruits and nuts in the world. Dates, pecans, pistachios, and lemons are all coveted Arizona exports. In 2018 alone Arizona’s pecan production was worth over 52,170,000 dollars and 17,000 acres were used for harvesting pecans.
By Jessica Bombace, ASU Nutrition Student Photo Provided by Green Valley Nuts may seem like just an ordinary snack or something you would find in your trail mix but it really is more than that! And, Arizona is home to … Continue reading
By Angela C. Torrence, RDH and nutritionist Some people have a negative opinion of nuts due to their higher fat content but the truth of it is, nuts provide a great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, plant proteins, and … Continue reading
By Lisa Kaschmitter, Nutritionist Legumes are a family of nutritious vegetables, which consists of beans, peas, nuts, and lentils. They are known for being incredibly nutrient dense, and most contain no cholesterol. They also boast high levels of … Continue reading