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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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Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency

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.

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Diabetes Cases are Dropping

For the last 20 years, Diabetes cases have been on the rise in staggering numbers. From 1990 to 2009, it was at a peak. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose or blood sugar is too high. This is your main source of energy and comes from the food that we intake in our bodies. Diabetes occurs when your body makes too much or not enough insulin, which is a hormone made by your pancreas.

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Coffee: More Than a Bean

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Coffee, the wonderful magic in a cup that kicks off each day with a pick me up.  This cup of joe might have more added benefits than you think. Biased on a recent study … Continue reading

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The Amino Acid Citrulline and Arginine

BY Amanda van Dall A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Wisdom follows age, experience, and education. Part of this wisdom is learning how to balance what you have with what you want. Often it is better to eliminate what you do … Continue reading

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