If the sole purpose of a food bank is to temporarily satisfy hunger, then a drive-thru line waiting for their hand out of a box of food would serve just fine. If the greatest need that a food bank meets is to distribute food, then send us the “Harvest Food Box” and we will diligently […]Continue Reading →
The Hollister Safeway store’s “Hunger Bag” campaign is moving at a record-breaking pace! As of Dec. 3, San Benito County residents had filled 1,204 bags of groceries, all going to Community FoodBank. For $10, shoppers can donate a bag worth $30. The groceries are flowing in, just in time to bridge the winter gap when […]Continue Reading →
HOLLISTER – Wells Fargo Bank announced today that it is directing a $10,000 grant to help fund Community Food Bank’s Friday Backpack Bag program.
“Wells Fargo’s support of this program demonstrates the bank’s commitment to the well-being of the entire community,” said Maria Thomas, chief executive officer at Community Food Bank.
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Nutrition education can influence the way that children view food choices and eating habits. It can inspire them to reach for fruits and vegetables and non-processed foods. It may even shape their perspective of health and wellness for the rest of their life.
Unfortunately, the sad reality is that nutrition […]Continue Reading →
Salads are the basically the poster child for “healthy food”. Obviously, they are really good for you. But can they be a bit boring and repetitive? Absolutely.
This is the reason why the salad dressing industry thrives. Unfortunately, many dressings contain more fat and calories in one serving […]Continue Reading →
Or How To Change your Diet Without GOING On A Diet
My name is Heatherly and I live here in Hollister like many of you. I don’t have a degree in nutrition or fitness; however, I have been a watcher of these areas for many years. I read about foods and nutrition to […]Continue Reading →
Plus 5 Healthy “Extras” That Are Worth the Hype
Odds are you have at least heard of green smoothies in the last few years. They have been super trendy for a while now, and for good reason! They are convenient, healthy and can make it easier than ever to enjoy the benefits of […]Continue Reading →
Whether you are struggling with specific health issues, or if your jeans are just a little more snug than you would like, here are 4 things that you should keep in mind when embarking on a mission towards a healthier life.
1. Reevaluate Your Every Day Eating Habits […]Continue Reading →
Sleep more, eat healthier, and meditate—we have all heard these tips before. In an ideal world, I’m sure everyone would love to clock in the recommended amount of sleep each night, eat well and be Zen in all aspects of life.
But, these are all easier […]Continue Reading →
“With nearly 40 percent of California children overweight or obese, it is vital that parents, educators, health professionals, businesses and policymakers work together to identify and implement public policies and other programs and strategies to reduce sugary drink consumption and protect children, especially teens.”
Do you find this to be a staggering statistic? […]Continue Reading →