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Recent Study Suggests That Leafy Greens Aid in Improving Muscle Function

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director According to recent findings, folks who had a higher habitual dietary intake of nitrate-rich vegetables like spinach, lettuce and kale had 11% stronger lower limb strength, as well as up to 4% … Continue reading

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Homemade Chipotle Burrito Bowls

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     I don’t know about you, but I love Chipotle! All their produce and meats are farm fresh, which makes it even better. Their recipes are super simple and can definitely be made … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Lettuce

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Lettuce is a vegetable that has taken the back seat over the past few years. All the attention has been on kale and its amazing nutritional contents. While kale does have great nutritional … Continue reading

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Fattoush: Middle Eastern Salad

By Lori Meszaros, Recent Nutrition Communication student at ASU Did you know that Yuma, Arizona is known as the world’s lettuce capital in the winter months? Yuma’s beautiful climate allows farmers to grow lettuce when other areas of the country … Continue reading

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20 Ways to Eat Lettuce

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s lettuce season here in Arizona and the state’s farmers want you to eat your fair share! Did you know that Arizona ranks second in head lettuce, leaf lettuce, and romaine lettuce production? … Continue reading

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