/nutrition newbie
2 12, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Donate For The Health Of It!

December 2nd, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Second Harvest Food Bank Community Nutrition Educator The holiday season is an especially difficult time to live with food insecurity — that is, not knowing when you will get your next meal. As many of us think [...]

3 11, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: 3 Tips to Safely Prepare Your Holiday Poultry

November 3rd, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alejandra Menjivar, Second Harvest Food Bank Community Nutrition Educator Season’s greetings everyone! November is a time to show gratitude in many different ways to family, friends and loved ones. It's also time to indulge in some delicious home-made recipes [...]

21 10, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Treat Yourself to a Healthy Halloween

October 21st, 2015|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Elena Hollander, Second Harvest Food Bank Community Nutrition Manager Happy Halloween! It’s that spooktacular time of year filled with creative costumes, boo-tiful decorations, and, of course, candy. But don’t let Halloween trick you into thinking that candy is the [...]

24 09, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: A is for Acorn, B is for Butternut

September 24th, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Second Harvest Food Bank Nutrition Educator (San Mateo County) With the long summer days being soon behind us, we can’t ignore the subtle excitement about the autumn days ahead. Oh how we’ve missed the falling leaves from [...]

24 08, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Pack a Nutritious Punch

August 24th, 2015|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Second Harvest Food Bank Nutrition Educator (San Mateo County) It’s back to school, and with breakfast known as the “most important meal of the day”, and dinner being quality time with family, it’s easy to argue that [...]

23 07, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Let’s Not Spoil the Summer Picnic

July 23rd, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Second Harvest Food Bank Nutrition Educator (San Mateo County) Tis the season of longer days, warmer weather, and outdoor picnics. But before we pack the cooler and sunscreen, it’s important to remember some key food safety tips [...]

19 06, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Say Goodbye to Skipping Breakfast

June 19th, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Second Harvest Food Bank Nutrition Educator (San Mateo County) There is one message from our parents and teachers that still stands strong in the nutrition world today: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." This [...]

21 05, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: To Juice or to Blend?

May 21st, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. For a couple of months, my husband was majorly into juicing. He bought loads of fresh produce and when I got home from work, I could expect a nice glass of yummy juice in the fridge for me. I don’t know if it [...]

20 04, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: It’s in the Can

April 20th, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. When I asked our nutritionists for possible topics for this month’s Nutrition Newbie post, they suggested that I write about canned foods. Our nutritionists encounter a lot of people who turn up their noses when offered canned food, but they want to assure [...]

28 02, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Go Healthy Eating!

February 28th, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Every month, I ask our nutritionists for ideas on topics to blog about and I was happy to find out that March is actually National Nutrition Month. What a perfect way to promote good nutrition and highlight our nutritionists’ work in the community. [...]