Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation.

August 22, 2014

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Summer Hunger

Help get nutrient-rich foods to hungry kids and families during summer when school is out. Help spread the word about summer meal programs in your community and join farmers in the fight against hunger.
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 NW Farmers Fighting Hunger

School Wellness Award

2014 winners are shining examples of what is possible when students, staff, and communities truly embrace health and wellness as a tool to support student success. Congratulations to:

  • Lincoln Elementary
  • Lynch View Elementary
  • Crescent Valley High School

 Read about winners

Fuel Up to Play 60

Congratulations to Oak Hills Elementary! They are the first Fuel Up to Play 60 Oregon school to reach Touchdown status. It's a special designation for their commitment to improved student health and wellness.

Chocolate Milk Bans Don't Work

A recent Cornell study examined 11 Oregon elementary schools where chocolate milk had been banned and found some unexpected nutritional and financial backlashes.

The Power of Protein

There are multiple benefits of protein beyond muscle building. Learn how patients can maximize the health benefits of protein by considering quantity, timing, and quality of protein intake
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The Nutrition Council of Oregon wants Oregonians to: Cook Together. Eat Together. Talk Together. Make Mealtime a Shared Time. Join our new initiative and help spread the word.

Lactose Intolerance

Learn more about how people with lactose intolerance can still enjoy dairy foods comfortably. Find videos, recipes, news, educational materials and more from National Dairy Council.

Healthy Food Bank Hub

Visit this new platform for collaboration between public health and hunger-relief professionals to address poor nutrition, hunger, and health. Learn more about how you can get involved in fighting hunger while promoting health!
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