Sodium and salt are two words often used interchangeably. Sodium is a mineral that occurs naturally in foods or is added during manufacturing. Table salt is a combination of sodium and chloride. Our body needs sodium to survive, however, when we consume too much of it, we may experience negative […]
Written by Jamie Williams, Keiser University Dietetic Intern Cooking doesn’t always have to be a chore. It can be creative, exciting, and fun for the whole family. Although our hectic schedules may not always allow, strive to prepare one meal a week together with your family, or simply make a […]
As temperatures rise, there’s no better time to enjoy Florida cucumbers! Cucumbers come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, sizes and textures. There are the traditional green-colored cucumbers, as well as white and yellow ones. They may be short, slightly oval or even round in shape. The skin on […]
Another talented staff member has joined the Second Harvest team! Chef Terah joined the Nutrition team in February and she’s been busy cooking some great things up. Read on to learn more about Chef Terah and the new opportunities she’s sharing with agencies. Hi Chef Terah. What type of work […]
Did you know that March 11th is Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists Day? Don’t forget to wish them a “Happy RDN Day!” March kicks off National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.” Here are 5 ways you can do just that.
If you visited the food bank last week, you may have caught a whiff of savory Brussels sprouts, sizzling bacon or rich Gouda cheese melting in our Agency Lobby. This week we challenged our culinary students to a MyPlate cook-off to demonstrate to our feeding partners how to create quick […]