14 Blogs tagged as Food

Jun
02
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/support-summer-nutrition-for-children">Support Summer Nutrition for Children</a></h1>
At the end of the school year, many children who formerly participated in the National School Lunch Program abruptly lose access to their daily meals. Here are ways you can advocate for them.
Feb
24
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/food-allergy-resources">Food Allergy Resources</a></h1>
We recently had a request for food allergy policies and resources that would address the severe allergies of the many children who frequent their building. While they had done an extensive search on their own, they were coming up empty. We put out the call and received a few very good responses. Here are resources we found.
Aug
05
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
AmpleHarvest.org enables millions of growers nationwide to donate excess garden produce to a local food pantry. Spend a few hours just once and help eliminate hunger and malnutrition in your community while improving the environment. It's as simple as A B C D
Jul
31
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/i-found-my-way-to-10000-steps">I Found My Way to 10,000 Steps</a></h1>
One thing I quickly noticed is I spend even more of my day sitting than I thought. It's not unusual for me to have to make an effort to get to 3000 steps, let alone the recommended 10,000. This week, I discovered the motivation I might need to get my steps in regularly: my favorite corner in Indianapolis, 54th and College.
Jul
22
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
We invite you to join a free webinar next Wednesday, July 24th from 2-3pm Eastern for an interactive grocery store tour that helps families learn strategies to shop for healthy, delicious foods on a limited budget. Share Our Strength's "Cooking Matters at the Store" engages low-income families where they shop to teach and practice skills like how to buy fruits and vegetables on a budget, read and compare food labels, compare unit prices and identify whole grain foods.
Apr
02
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/the-magic-of-sharing">The Magic of Sharing</a></h1>
I have often found something magical happens when you sit down to share food with others. For the hosts, it is an act of gracious hospitality, an opportunity to provide one of the basic necessities of life and to share customs and traditions. As a guest in Kenya, I found it a true honor to be offered food and drink from the tables of those who often do not have enough to eat.
tags Kenya, Food
Mar
27
2013
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<h1><a href="/blog/teach-diet-stroke-prevention-and-integrative-medicine-for-health-ministry">Teach Diet, Stroke Prevention and Integrative Medicine for Health Ministry</a></h1>
The Mediterranean diet, stroke prevention and integrative medicine are a few of the topics NEHM is sharing in this week's roundup of health ministry news, designed to empower ministry.
Nov
20
2012
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<h1><a href="/blog/happy-thanksgiving">Happy Thanksgiving!</a></h1>
The holidays are upon us, and nothing seems to threaten healthy habits more than Thanksgiving. But by having a plan for the day, sneaking in healthier recipe substitutes and focusing on ways to help others, you can make Thanksgiving a healthier and happier experience.
tags Food
Oct
30
2012
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<h1><a href="/blog/happy-healthy-halloween">Happy Healthy Halloween!</a></h1>
Happy Halloween! We've collected some tips and tricks to make trick-or-treating less scary. Bring on the fun!
Oct
17
2012
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<h1><a href="/blog/take-care-take-action-in-your-health-ministry">Take Care, Take Action in Your Health Ministry</a></h1>
You are better equipped to care for others when you care for yourself. This week we explore inspiring ways to do so.