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2 05, 2018

Nutrition in Action: Thanks, Health Ambassadors!

May 2nd, 2018|

Cooking demo time! April was Volunteer Appreciation Month and the Nutrition Department is so grateful for our volunteer Health Ambassadors. We have about 65 active Health Ambassadors and they are the reason that we can teach 40,000 clients every year as the Nutrition Department staff is only 4 people! Handing out food [...]

5 03, 2018

February Social Media Roundup

March 5th, 2018|

"Social Media Round-Up" is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. America’s Priciest Housing Market Shows No Signs of Cooling, SFGATE.COM "The San Jose region -- which includes Silicon Valley towns such as Palo Alto and Cupertino -- saw the median home value [...]

2 03, 2018

Nutrition in Action: Making Unfamiliar Produce Prep Easy Through Photos

March 2nd, 2018|

"Nutrition in Action” is a series focused on what our Nutrition team is up to in the community. Special Blog Post By: Luiza Naslausky, Nutrition Education Coordinator, Santa Clara County As you know, we serve many members from different nationalities. Because of that, our Nutrition team is always equipped with information and recipes in different [...]

1 03, 2018

Local Hunger Fighter: Dr. Michelle Hauser

March 1st, 2018|

“Local Hunger Fighters” is a series that spotlights our awesome volunteers, community partners and donors who help raise awareness of hunger in our community and motivate people to get involved. This month, our Director of Services Anna Dyer nominated Dr. Michelle Hauser, a primary care physician, prevention researcher, medical educator and classically-trained chef who is [...]

1 02, 2018

Nutrition in Action: Get a Sizzling View of Cooking Healthy

February 1st, 2018|

"Nutrition in Action" is a series focused on what our Nutrition team is up to in the community. Special Blog Post By: Diana Garcia, Nutrition Education Coordinator Exciting news: our Nutrition Department is now making cooking videos! The idea came after the success of the cooking workshops we've been doing in the community and the [...]

8 01, 2018

Nutrition Newbie: Listen to Your Body

January 8th, 2018|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Elena Hollander, Director of Community Nutrition Slow down, breathe, disconnect and enjoy! As we enter into a new year, for many of us, it’s a time of resolutions, trying out new diets (detoxing from all of that sugar and eggnog?!) [...]

2 12, 2017

Nutrition Newbie: The Winter Blues Got You Down?

December 2nd, 2017|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Christina Jung, Dietetic Intern Do you find yourself with less energy, wanting to sleep more and craving carbohydrates these days? These are just a few symptoms of the winter blues (seasonal depression) that many of us experience during the shortest [...]

3 11, 2017

Nutrition Newbie: A Year Round Guide to Poultry Safety

November 3rd, 2017|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Diane Garcia, Nutrition Education Manager, Santa Clara County Season’s greetings everyone! As you may have noticed, poultry safety is our preferred topic around the holidays. This year, we decided to interview my six-year old son to bring some fun [...]

27 09, 2017

Nutrition Newbie: What to Donate at Halloween

September 27th, 2017|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Elena Hollander, Director of Community Nutrition It’s that time of year again! Carving pumpkins, costume contests, and of course, Halloween candy. While we at Second Harvest absolutely love the idea of children donating food to help their community, we [...]

6 09, 2017

Nutrition Newbie: Keep it Clean for National Food Safety Month

September 6th, 2017|

Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Luiza Naslausky, Nutrition Education Coordinator, Santa Clara County Did you know that one in six Americans could get sick from food poisoning this year? Most of the time people recover within a couple days, but sometimes the effects of [...]