Food Pantry Resources
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Nutrition: Build a Healthy Meal
- MyPlate is a great tool to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. It includes the five food groups: Dairy, Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, and Protein. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. This means:
- Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
- Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
- Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
- Support healthy eating for everyone.
To learn more about MyPlate, click here.
Harvest of the Month: Pears
- A ½ cup of sliced pears – green, yellow, or red – has fiber and vitamin C. Some common pears are Bosc, Anjou, Bartlett, Asian, and Cactus Pear. Click here for more information on pears.
Physical Activity: Walking
- Walking is a great way to get aerobic physical activity and has many health benefits including a decreased risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and stroke. It can also be used as a form of transportation and helps to reduce air pollution. For more information on walking, click here.
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Food Safety Notification
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Press Release - Food Pantry helps Gavilan Students Succeed
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