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- March 22, 2021 - by Nutrition Assistant, Medinah Bey According to Eatright.org, “National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It is celebrated every year in the month of March and focuses on the importance of making healthy food choices and building physical activity habits.” This year’s National […]
- February 1, 2021 - Written by Medinah A. Bey, Nutrition Assistant Your food choices will affect your recovery from giving birth and your energy to feel good and parent well. Here are some tips for good nutrition during breastfeeding. Benefits of Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding boosts the immune system, helping to fight off infections. Breastfeeding helps reduce the risks of health issues […]
- December 22, 2020 - The winter season is quickly approaching. This time of year is filled with many diverse celebrations for children and families. Because of COVID-19, many families will need to make adjustments to keep everyone safe. In addition to our physical health, remember to take time for self-care and mental health as we (and our children) may not have the opportunity to be with loved ones during the holidays. The Division of […]
- November 6, 2020 - Want to make Philly a healthier city, but need support? Check out these grant opportunities with deadlines this fall: 1. America Walks and generous Active People, Health Nations partners are excited to announce another round of our popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, […]