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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. [...]

20 02, 2015

2015 Hunger Action Summit Recap

February 20th, 2015|

We recently hosted our Hunger Action Summit, an annual forum on local hunger sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Food and Agribusiness Institute, a part of the Leavey School of Business. This year’s theme was, “Food As Medicine: The Intersection of Hunger and Health.” We talked about how anti-hunger advocates can work with health providers to [...]

1 02, 2015

January Social Media Roundup

February 1st, 2015|

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 1/3: Beyond Holiday Giving: Three Things You Can Do to End Hunger in the U.S., HUFFINGTONPOST.COM How will you continue to fight hunger in our community after the holidays? 1/7: 1 Million [...]

29 01, 2015

Nutrition Newbie: Heart-Shaped Health

January 29th, 2015|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. This Valentine’s Day, as you fill out cards and gather sweet goodies and flowers for your loved ones, don’t forget to declare love for your own heart by promising to eat foods that keep your heart healthy. I asked our Community Nutritionists what [...]