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Too Much Sugar in Your Diet May Weaken Your Immune System

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director While we’ve heard that too much sugar isn’t good for you in general, there’s more evidence that sugar and other foods may impact our immune systems. Consumption of too much added sugar … Continue reading

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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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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles on Sweeteners: The Good and The Bad

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Our blog has several articles on artificial and natural sweeteners, and why the first is bad for your health, and the latter is healthier and encourages healthier eating habits when used as … Continue reading

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The Truth About Nutella

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Photo: Hungry Onion blog Chocolate hazelnut spread is a favorite treat across the world. But have you ever looked at its nutrition label? Here’s all the facts, and why you might want to … Continue reading

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Study Says Sugary Drinks Can Kill

By: Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student By now, it should be no surprise that consuming sugary drinks is considered to be unhealthy. This includes soda, energy drinks, as well as fruit drinks. Gulping down these types of beverages … Continue reading

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