Category Archives: Nutrition

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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Part Two: Let’s Talk About Healthier, Natural Sweeteners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Stevia Stevia does come from a plant, but it’s sweetness can cause cravings for sugar. Some brands like Truvia are processed with other ingredients that can cause a not-so-tasty aftertaste.   Recipes: … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Heathier, Natural Sweeteners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Let’s face it, you just can’t make a dessert taste good without a little sugar, no matter how healthy the ingredients are. But you CAN use sweeteners that are natural and a … Continue reading

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Vitamin C and Vitamin D

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     You can always learn more about vitamins and their benefits! Today we’re focusing specifically on vitamin C and vitamin D. Read Two key vitamins to stay healthy by Times News Online to … Continue reading

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Breakfasts With Antioxidants

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Antioxidants are an essential when it comes to your daily nutrition! According to the Mayo Clinic, “Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against free radicals, which may play a role … Continue reading

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