Tag Archives: Health
By Kennadee Riggs, Communications Intern Have you ever wondered if there were any healthy advantages to eating a slice of pumpkin pie? Here is a list of popular fall ingredients and their own unique health benefits! Pumpkin This … Continue reading
By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Corn or flour tortillas? That’s a common question now at my favorite Mexican food restaurants. Years ago, we never received such a question. But the choice is a good one for several … Continue reading
By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern I will always remember those days in elementary and middle school when they would teach us about the “say no to drugs and tobacco!” program. They would bring in a presenter who … Continue reading
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
Vitamin D is something that most of us know is obtained from the sun, and it is an important part of our daily makeup and how our bodies function. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in regulating calcium and maintains phosphorus levels in the blood. We also need Vitamin D for the intestines to stimulate and absorb calcium. Additional benefits of Vitamin D are that it helps regulate insulin levels, support lung function and promote healthy bones and teeth.