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12 09, 2013

Nutrition Education Works!

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m a big fan of our nutrition education program. One of the many things that I love about the Food Bank’s team of nutritionists is that they are out in the community, providing cooking demonstrations and food tastings, as well as information and tips for eating healthier. While people wait [...]

9 09, 2013

Nutrition Newbie: Don’t You Forget About Breakfast

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. This is a Special Back-to-School post. Ah, breakfast. In my world, breakfast is sort of like the nice guy that doesn’t get the attention he deserves. During the week, I typically have a cup of coffee for breakfast. Period. About two [...]

13 08, 2013

Nutrition Newbie: Fiber, My Fascinating Friend

“Nutrition Newbie” is a new series focused on basic nutrition information and tips.  These posts are written by someone who has primarily learned about nutrition from glossy magazine articles and television sound bites and now has access to the wonderful community nutritionists at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Sometimes [...]

12 07, 2013

Amber and Her Daughter Have a Bright Future Thanks to Food Stamps

My name is Amber and I have a five-year-old daughter. I have always dreamed of pursuing a career in a food or culinary-related field, but was afraid that a work-related injury that limits my mobility would prevent me from realizing this dream. Fortunately, I found a distance learning nutrition program that is allowing me to [...]

13 02, 2012

Food of the Month: Beans for February

To continue our Food of the Month series, we are focusing on beans for February. As with peanut butter, beans have a long shelf life, they fill an important role in a balanced diet and are easy to prepare. For more information on our most-needed food items, check out our website. If beans were to [...]