San Diego Food Bank Blog

Hunger Awareness Month:
The Harmful Effects of Child Hunger and Solutions for Change

September is Hunger Awareness Month and all across the country, hunger-relief organizations and their supporters are working to provide information to their communities about the long-term effects food insecurity can have on our children, seniors, and families. One in five children in San Diego County are food insecure, and studies are clear that this results…

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Hunger Awareness Month: How Hunger and Health are Intertwined

September is Hunger Awareness Month and all across the country, hunger-relief organizations and their supporters are working to provide information to their communities about the long term effects food insecurity can have on our children, seniors, and families. Nearly 1 in 6 people in San Diego County are food insecure and cannot sustain an active,…

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Nutrition Notes:
Chilled Summer Soup – Gazpacho

With summer in full swing, it is not always fun to cook (or even eat) a hot meal. What sounds better than eating a chilled soup on a hot summer day? Gazpacho is a cold-blended vegetable soup that originated in Andalusia – the southern part of Spain. No cooking is required to make Gazpacho, and…

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National Nutrition Month:
Creating an Eating Style that Includes a Variety of Your Favorite, Healthful Foods

Eating healthy is not just easy, but delightful when it includes all your favorite foods with a healthful twist. Making small changes, one forkful at a time, to our eating habits goes a long way to keeping our families healthy and hearty. Cooking and eating healthy at home includes: Using whole grains including brown rice,…

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Nutrition Notes: National Nutrition Month

March marks the annual celebration of National Nutrition Month. Through the support of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month grew from National Nutrition Week back in the 1970s to, now, a month-long focus on healthy eating partnered with physical activity. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for National Nutrition Month…

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