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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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Introducing Babies to Solid Foods

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  When a baby is born its mother is able to provide for all of his or her nutritional needs through breast milk until about 6 months old. According to the La Leche … 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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Don’t Lose Sleep over the Nightshade Family of Plants

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern The Nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) includes many fruits and vegetables that you may be familiar with, and probably have at home right now. But did you know that this group of plants … Continue reading

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New Recipe: Creamy Pesto Chicken

By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Are you known for a particular dish? Where anyone who comes over or invites you to a cookout, asks you to make it? I never thought I’d be the type to … Continue reading

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