Food

House Drops Food Stamps from the Farm Bill

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).

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) - July 14-21, 2013

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.

Fresh Bulk Tofu linked to two reported cases of botulism

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.

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): Feb 26-Mar 4.

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.

 

 

Defending SNAP and Child Nutrition After the Election

Dec 15 2016 9:00 am
Dec 15 2016 10:30 pm

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.

 

In the News: Bringing greenery to the city

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.

 

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW). September 25-October 2

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.

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) August 20 - 27

Did you know that too much fruit can be bad for you?

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