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South Plains Food Bank Blog

Hunger on a Scorching West Texas Morning

Posted by Amber Tayama on Aug 23, 2016 4:01:40 PM

On another scorching summer day on the West Texas plains, people began to file into the air-conditioned church. The sound of dull chatter and rustling papers filled the air as people found their seats, each anxiously awaiting their chance, hoping to receive another year of food assistance.

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Topics: Nutrition, South Plains Food Bank, Distribution, food

Yogurt with a side of Probiotics, Please!

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Apr 13, 2016 10:09:00 AM

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, probiotics, food

The NEW 2016 Dietary Guidelines: What YOU Need to Know

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Apr 5, 2016 11:21:17 AM

When you look for dietary advice, where do you go? Who do you ask? What do you look for?

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, education, diet

It's never too late to celebrate national nutrition month!

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Mar 31, 2016 4:53:10 PM

As we wrap up National Nutrition Month, we want to leave you with some keys to success in living a healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, South Plains Food Bank

new year, new you - lose the holiday pounds

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Jan 5, 2016 9:54:28 AM



The holidays are over! With all the excitement of family, friends, food and fun, it was very easy to forget and maintain healthy habits. Even though ‘tis the season to be tempted with high-calorie foods (and the enormous portions!), desserts galore, and many other goodies, the holidays can contribute to weight gain and guilt.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, Christmas

"God Bless you"

Posted by Danielle Robertson on Dec 22, 2015 4:44:41 PM

 

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Topics: South Plains Food Bank, Hunger, Distribution, Christmas

Beyond the Fireworks: Hunger Affects Today's Veterans

Posted by Madeleine Sheinfeld on Jul 1, 2015 2:43:12 PM

Feeding Texas has AmeriCorps VISTA members working all over the state as a part of the Client Empowerment Corps. Their main role is to address the root causes of hunger in the communities where they live and work, and create partnerships and programs to alleviate the effects of food insecurity on the clients of the food banks where they serve.

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Topics: Health, South Plains Food Bank, Veteran, Hunger

Remember our Hungry Heroes this Memorial Day.

Posted by Danielle Robertson on May 22, 2015 3:21:00 PM

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Topics: Health, South Plains Food Bank, Veteran, Memorial Day, Hunger

What's going on over off MLK??

Posted by Danielle Robertson on May 1, 2015 3:45:00 PM

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Topics: South Plains Food Bank, Building

Why Fear the Cow? Answer: You Shouldn't.

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Apr 29, 2015 5:09:56 PM

 

INTRODUCTION

Many people these days are avoiding dairy at all costs. The only reason you should stay away from dairy is if your body can’t absorb the ingredients in milk properly. Browse the refrigerated sections of your local grocery stores and you are most likely to find dairy foods competing with dairy-substituted foods. Now is a good time to become a little more familiar with the benefits and importance of dairy.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health