Tag Archives: Sweet potato

The Humble Sweet Potato

By Morgan Crawford a recent ASU student   Did you know that sweet potatoes are in season? Ah, the humble sweet potato. Such a simple food that is packed with delicious and nutritious potential. This root vegetable grows in moist, … Continue reading

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400% of Vitamin A the Kids Will Love

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Raising healthy children is no easy task, and when it comes to their food choices it can be even tougher to make sure that they aren’t missing any key vitamins and … Continue reading

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The Scoop on Purple Potatoes

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Sweet potatoes are so very versatile, and a staple in many people’s diets. They are also a holiday favorite and can be seen on dinner tables everywhere on Thanksgiving as well as on … Continue reading

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After Holidays, Get Off Sugar, Save Your Teeth

Angela C. Torrence, RDH The amount of sugar in the American diet contributes to a host of health and behavioral problems. Unfortunately, the more sugar we eat, the more we crave. This is why it is so important to keep … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in September

The long, hot, slow days of summer are gone which means the second part of the growing season is just getting started here in Arizona.  As families settle back into a school year schedule, farmers and ranchers are producing a … Continue reading

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