Category Archives: Nutrition Literacy

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Free Healthy Food Tasting Party

via www.Necessary-Nutrition.com.

 Riverside- CA – On Saturday, June 29th at 12pm The Necessary Nutrition Academy will host a free Healthy Food Tasting Party, downtown Riverside at 3985 University, Ave.   Although this is a free event, space is limited and reservations are required.  Additional information can be obtained by calling 951-259-5198 or visiting www.Necessary-Nutrition.com

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Healthy Cooking and Meal Prep Classes Offered in Riverside

via Necessary Nutrition

For Immediate ReleaseStrawberries

Riverside, CA—The Necessary Nutrition Academy will hold two cooking and healthy meal prep classes this month; The Cancer Fighting Cooking Class on Saturday, June 22nd, 10am and Healthy Cooking Made Simple, Wednesday, June 26th 6pm.  Classes are held at 3985 University Ave, Riverside.  Registration for each class is $20 and includes a healthy meal.  Pre-registration is required. To register call 951-259-5198 or visit www.necesary-nutrition.com.

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Healthy Memorial Day

via eatingwell.comTaste of HomeKitchen DailyRecipe RenovatorThe Balanced Platter

Fennel Salad? Portobello Burgers? Beef and Bean Burger Wraps? Summer Grill

There’s  an endless list of delicious recipes out there that are perfect for grilling holidays like Memorial Day. So, add a bit more flavor and nutrition to your Memorial Day line-up this year instead of just hamburgers, hot dogs, and chips.

Need some inspiration? Try these:

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How-To-Garden Tour Update

via Wood Streets Green Team

This Sunday is the Wood Streets Green Team’s How-To-Garden Tour! Check out the information below to see the map of the gardens and get directions!

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How-To-Garden Tour

via Wood Streets Green Team

The Wood Streets Green Team is holding its 4th Annual

“How-To-Garden” Tour on April 21st from 11 to 4 p.m. 

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Six Foods to Avoid to Cut Salt

via Go Red For Women

This great article hit our inboxes this morning and we’d thought we’d share! Here are six foods to watch out for if you are trying to cut salt:

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Whole-grain banana bread

Article  via Mayo Clinic

Who doesn’t love biting into a piece of warm banana bread? The experts at the Mayo Clinic give this classic a healthy kick by adding whole grain flours.

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Riverside Kids Help Design Healthy Eating Computer Game

via pe.com 

“How many vegetables can you name?” Mike Axinn, creator and executive producer of the nonprofit Doof (that’s food spelled backwards), asked a group of students in Bordwell Park’s after school program.

Six hands shot up in the air — half the group.

A while later, Axinn asked, “How many types of candy can you name?”

Twelve hands shot up in the air — the entire group.

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The Benefits of Fruits and Veggies for Growing Kids

By Ryan Devon Via LiveStrong picture of fruits and veggies

Fruits and Veggies might be the least favorite foods for kids in America, but they provide so many nutritional benefits for growing kids! Here are a few:

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Eastside Community Garden

Submitted by Eastside Community Garden Advocate

Eastside Community Garden Photo

A photo of the Eastside Community Garden. Taken from the Eastside Community Garden Facebook page.

Hey Eastside Residents, did you know there was a community garden in your neighborhood?

“Letting Eastsiders know that we are here, gives them one more step toward healthy living. And gardening is fun too!” said Jane, one of many advocates for the Eastside Garden.

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