Category Archives: Health Tips

Self-Care Ideas Everyone Should Try

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Each day usually has some amount of stress in it for every one of us. That is why self-care is so important; if we don’t stop, relax, and take care of our … Continue reading

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The Latest on Peanut Allergies

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   A close friend of mine has had to deal with a severe peanut allergy all her life. At risk for going into anaphylactic shock, a condition where your blood pressure suddenly drops … Continue reading

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More on COVID-19 and Vitamin B6

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   A study published in Frontiers in Nutrition suggests that the anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombosis properties in vitamin B6 might help protect people against severe COVID-19 infection. Researcher Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee said that lower levels … Continue reading

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Exercise and Alzheimer’s

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   We’ve always been told that exercise is good for your mental health. In fact, personal experience can confirm this for us … so we don’t really need an expert to tell us. … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Reduce Your Glycemic Index?

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   I often must ask myself, “am I eating too much sugar or poor-quality carbs?” The holidays are our excuse to often ignore this question. But a recent study is creating more conviction … Continue reading

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