The darker the leaves, the more nutrient-rich the lettuce. Summer is almost here and we have some tasty tips for spicing up your salad and enjoying those healthy greens.
Each month, our talented dietitian Alexa helps us by sharing some tips and information about the great work our programs and services teams are doing. With April weather improving and more of us heading outside, this month’s focus is focused on physical activity. Warmer weather and longer days with sunlight call for increasing physical activity. […]
Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matter program is comprised of two separate educational experiences: a 6-week class that combines hands-on cooking and nutrition information and a one day in-store class that covers budgeting, nutrition and food selection. The Idaho Foodbank staff conducts these classes with the assistance of community partners and volunteers. Recently, the Foodbank launched […]
The Idaho Foodbank is the state’s largest distributor of free food assistance and it’s currently working on increasing access to more nutritious food. In an effort to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to children and their families, The Foodbank’s fresh produce pilot will supplement the food already provided through the Backpack and School Pantry […]
Good, quality nutrition is key to a strong immune system, which can offer protection from seasonal illnesses like the flu. Help protect yourself against sickness and boost your immunity by including these nutrients in your daily meals!
Our dietitian Alexa has some tips for your holiday dining plans. How can you enjoy your holiday meals while staying healthy? Alexa has your answers: My 5 Rules for healthy eating during the holidays: Nix the guilt Feeling guilty after eating foods you don’t usually allow yourself to eat can breed more unhealthy behaviors. Abandon […]