Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Farm Bill that did not include funds for Food Stamps. Read more here (Missing: The Food Stamp Program, NY Times Editorial, 7/12/13).
HTW # 116: Increasing the number and types of vegetables we eat every day is great for our bodies. If you choose to eat more vegetables, make sure they are not breaded or deep fried or else it cancels out the benefit of the vegetable.
Statement: Dr. Alwyn Cohall, Director, Harlem Health Promotion Center, Columbia University
Non-refrigerated fresh bulk tofu purchased from any New York City market should be disposed of immediately.Botulism is a rare illness carried by food that can be fatal.
This is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. We don’t always talk about it, but many Americans suffer from eating disorders. They are real conditions, and they are serious. Read on to learn more about what eating disorders are and how they can be overcome.
Protecting our children's right to healthy food is crucial, now more than ever. Join the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute for a panel discussion on what we can do to ensure our children always have the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy.
Lush gardens and vibrant, colorful produce probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think about New York City. But if Harlem Grown has anything to say about it, that might change.
September is Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month.
The government’s guidelines for a healthy diet say that we should eat five to 13 vegetables and fruits each day—another way to think about this is that we should fill half our plate for each meal with fruits and vegetables.