Category Archives: Diet Tips

Pumpkin – The Traditional Fall Squash that is Actually Good for You

By Heide Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern Pumpkins have long been a symbol of the fall season. Whether it be pumpkin décor, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin candles, or the traditional pumpkin pie, we all enjoy this bright orange squash … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Holiday Weight Gain

By Heide Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern It has long been said that we all gain some weight over the holidays. After all, this is the time when there are big meals at parties, the gifting of baked goods … Continue reading

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Uncover Food Sensitivities With an Elimination Diet

By Heide Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern About a year ago, I began having a lot of stomach pain and bloating after I ate. At first, I didn’t think much of it, and would usually attribute it to eating … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Mix of Fruits and Vegetables Help You Stay Hydrated This Summer

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Not long ago, we celebrated National Watermelon Month here in Arizona and across the United States in July. One of my favorite facts about watermelon is that it contains 90% water. This … Continue reading

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Non-Starchy Veggies Offer Healthful Fiber, Nutrients

You’ve heard it before, but I’m going to say it again: Yuma, Arizona is the lettuce bowl capital of the nation from November to late March every year thanks to our mild winters and Yuma’s amazing soil. It’s here you’ll … Continue reading

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