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Top 20 Ways to Cook Okra

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern I already know what you’re thinking. When you are trying to whip up a quick lunch or dinner for your family you don’t think of including okra. You probably go for carrots, green … Continue reading

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Nutrient Density and Why You Need It

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Have you ever wondered why you should eat whole foods instead of highly processed foods?   Two words- Nutrient density.   I want you to picture a boxing ring.  Standing in … Continue reading

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Body Breakdown: How We Process Nutrients

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  The calories that your body doesn’t use right away for energy are either disposed of as waste or stored as fat.1 However, your body doesn’t treat all calories equally.  Fiber and … Continue reading

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Refreshing Summer Dishes

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Sometimes the Arizona summers can make you not want to do much of anything. I love to cook but hardly cook anything that requires the stove or the oven between the months of … Continue reading

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What to do when you get Sick at Random

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Recently I got unexpectedly sick. I went on vacation and woke up not feeling very well the day after I got back. I told myself that traveling had taken a toll on my … Continue reading

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