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Understanding Carbohydrates

By: Joy Millner and Megan Schultz

Carbohydrates are made of fiber, starch, and sugar. While fiber and starch are complex carbs, sugar is a simple carb. They are known to be refined and...

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Tips to Eat Healthy When Eating Out

By Jordan Petersen

It can be a challenge to eat healthy food that isn’t loaded with sugar, salt, and fat when eating at a restaurant or fast food joint. While it is cheaper and...

Seven Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy doesn’t have to strain your wallet. With some planning and creativity, eating healthy on a budget can be easy and fun. Here are some useful ideas to help you create healthy and...

Feeding Families for Thanksgiving

Feeding families for Thanksgiving is no small feat. It takes the help of the community to gather, sort, and deliver food. Every year, the Fit and Food Connection feeds families in need for...

How to Save Money While Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping is a routine many have come to despise or fear due to the overwhelming number of options available in stores these days. With an average of 50,000 products for a supermarket,...

Fast Food the Healthy Way!

 

On June 18, we taught our second quarterly nutrition seminar, hosted by Beyond Housing, Fast Food the Healthy Way! Joy Millner and guest instructor Jessi Baker taught attendees how to...