Category Archives: In the News

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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Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Mediterranean Diet Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     What do you know about the Mediterranean Diet? Before I discovered Fill Your Plate, I had never heard of it! When I heard Mediterranean, I instantly thought, Olive Garden. You know, those … Continue reading

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