8 02, 2018

8 ways to prevent Heart Disease


February is American Heart Month - and not just the chocolate Valentine's kind. According to the American Heart Association, "chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease and stroke, because about 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 38 seconds. But together we can change that! The biggest [...]

8 ways to prevent Heart Disease2018-02-08T18:15:55-05:00
26 05, 2017

Summer Cookouts can be delicious and nutritious (Nutrition Kitchen Guide)


Hot dogs, cheeseburgers, potato salad, and chips – all tempting foods that make up summer cookouts. While all these foods can be delicious, they are also high in calories, fat, and sodium. But with just a few simple changes, summer get-togethers with friends and family can still be fun, flavorful, and healthy. Main Dish Alternatives [...]

Summer Cookouts can be delicious and nutritious (Nutrition Kitchen Guide)2017-05-26T14:38:28-04:00
19 05, 2017

Nutrition Kitchen: Think Drink


May is Older American’s Month, and at the Food Bank, we aim to celebrate their stories and wisdom while providing help to the 45,000 seniors living at or below the poverty line within our 34-county service area. And that’s not just limited to food. Did you know dehydration in our senior citizen community is a [...]

Nutrition Kitchen: Think Drink2017-05-19T15:12:47-04:00
20 04, 2017

Nutrition Kitchen: Volunteers cooking up health


The month of April is all about our Volunteers! The Food Bank is extremely lucky to have so many devoted volunteers to help distribute 60+ million pounds of food each year. All our communities and neighbors thank you! The Raleigh Branch is very excited about our newest way to volunteer: cooking demonstrations in our Allscripts [...]

Nutrition Kitchen: Volunteers cooking up health2017-04-20T15:40:25-04:00
27 03, 2017

Meet Sara: Food Bank CENC’s new Nutrition Education Manager


Hi, I'm Sara, and I am so excited to join the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as the Nutrition Education Manager! I have been a Registered Dietitian for five years and had a variety of experiences in WIC, School Nutrition, and with Cooperative Extension. I’m the newest member to Food Bank CENC’s [...]

Meet Sara: Food Bank CENC’s new Nutrition Education Manager2017-03-27T12:17:53-04:00