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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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Fiber-rich Foods Help You Feel Full

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Recent Arizona State University nutrition student Kat Brown defines fiber as forming the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. “It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or … Continue reading

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Need More Fiber? Add Nuts to Your Diet

Need more fiber in your diet? Eat Arizona Pistachios or Pecans! A one-ounce serving provides 10% of the Daily Recommended Intake for fiber. Arizona farm families grow these healthy, tasty tree nuts.

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4 Easy Ways to Get More Fiber

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Fiber is a very important carbohydrate. Normally, carbohydrates are broken down by the body to be used as energy in the form of glucose, but fiber does not get broken down by … Continue reading

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Fiber is your friend

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   What is Fiber? Fiber forms the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or that the body cannot digest at all. … Continue reading

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