Category: Health & Nutrition

Weekend Backpack Program……Feeding One Child at a Time

When students leave school for the weekend, the last thing they should have to worry about is how they are going to get their next meal.  Thanks to Taylor County’s Weekend Backpack Program, weekends are worry free for… Read More

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes: It’s Easier Than You Think

Surviving the holidays with diabetes. Living well with diabetes is a 24/7, year-round challenge of balancing nutrition, physical activity, and medication.  This is especially true during the holiday season. The sheer volume of food, particularly the extra special… Read More

Sodium Intake and Blood Pressure

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may need to consider cutting back on salt intake. High blood pressure is also called hypertension. Eating less sodium (salt) may help to lower blood pressure. Who is… Read More