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How Protein Helps Support our Bodies as we Age

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   As we all know, protein is an essential part of a healthy diet. It keeps us full for longer, recovers our muscles after exercising, and gives us nutrients and energy we can’t get … Continue reading

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What to Eat Before Running

Well, I finally did it. I signed up for a marathon. To be specific, I signed up for the Atlantic City Marathon in New Jersey on October 18th, 2020. I have never run a marathon before, and right up until this past year, I never thought I would even call myself a runner, period.

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Health is not just a Word

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern When we think of a healthy person we typically think of a slimmer individual who eats salad and works out. I recently got to thinking about my health and was disappointed in the … Continue reading

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Filling your Plate with Peas!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student, Eat your peas! No, really! They’ve got fiber, antioxidants, and are packed with nutrients.  You can find them in your fried rice, in baby food all mashed up, and as a side dish … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Protein

By Noor Nouaillati, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Have you ever wondered what the benefits of protein are? Your organs, tissues, muscles, and hormones consist of protein.  Protein is the key to growing and developing properly. Protein is the key to … Continue reading

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