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South Tucson Grow Your Own Food Program Extended

200,000 have learned gardening, nutritional cooking in last five years.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Natural Food Product Could Prevent Skin Cancer

UA researchers study common Latin American ingredient for UV protection.

Arizona Spotlight for June 26, 2015

Eating "Unprocesssed" for a full year; National Independents Week stresses importance of buying local; Chris Dashiell reviews "Desert Bloom" from 1986; and foibles of would-be Arizona outlaws Cyclone Bill & Climax Jim.

Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

Half of population living in poverty; for them, snack foods are cheaper than fresh, healthy products.

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Here's a Diet That Can Reduce Cancer, Prevent Obesity, Diabetes

UA nutritionists co-host events to share research on benefits of Mediterranean-style eating pattern.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

Report: AZ Worse Than Natl Average for 'Food Insecurity'

A new study by the nonprofit Feeding America says 1 in 5 Arizonans are affected by hunger; more alarming 1 in 4 children are struggling to eat.

Researchers Use Social Media to Study Nutrition Patterns

Survey participants used Twitter to document everything they ate and drank, and why, for 3 days.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

Doctors, Patients Turn to Food as Medicine

Research reveals that diet can do more than please the palate--it can heal the body too.

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