Nutrition

Littleton 6 School District: LPS Nutrition Services Featured On NPR

04.23.21

NPR’s program, Marketplace, recently did a story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s extension of free lunches for students, and the story featured Jessica Gould, LPS’s director of nutrition services, and details about LPS’s nutrition services program. Check it out!

USDA Extension of Free Lunches Gives Schools Something to Count On

NPR’s program, Marketplace, recently did a story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s extension of free lunches for students, and the story featured Jessica Gould, LPS’s director of nutrition services, and details about LPS’s nutrition services program. Check it out!

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QUINN ON NUTRITION: Nutrition for lung disease | Get Healthy







A higher-fat diet, with foods like avocados, was found in at least one study to help improve lung function in men with COPD.




My sister started smoking in her early 20s. She thought it would help her lose weight. Knowingly or unknowingly, that decision opened the door for her lifelong battle with cigarette addiction. Years later, when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, she was still unable to conquer the powerful pull to smoke “just one more cigarette.”

Watching her struggle for every breath in her last years was difficult. According to

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County Nutrition Menu – April 19-23, 2021 – The Stanly News & Press

The Senior Nutrition Program is part of Stanly County Senior Services. Lunch is served to anyone 60 and older at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Sites are in Albemarle (1816 E. Main St.), Locust (101 Park Dr.), Norwood (247 Turner St.), and Oakboro (626 Long St.). There is no set charge for this service. Donations are accepted. All meals must be ordered at least a day in advance.

Call Joy Richardson at 704-986-3773.

Nutrition Sites will be open to serve hot meals daily. Each participant will receive one meal daily. Frozen meal boxes are no longer available. Home Delivered Meals

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Register for ‘Stay Independent’ nutrition, wellness program



AMES, Iowa — “Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series” is a new program in nutrition and wellness for adults aged 60 and older offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

The free program begins Tuesday, May 4 at noon at the Woodward Public Library and will continue every Tuesday through June 8.

“Nutrition risk assessments of older Iowans living in Dallas County revealed that nearly one out of four are at risk for malnutrition or are malnourished,” said Mary Krisco, human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness with ISU Extension.

“Usually, most people in their 50s and 60s are

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USDA: Nutrition Assistance Expanded for Seniors Amid Pandemic with American Rescue Plan Funding



The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that it is increasing food assistance to low-income seniors – a population that has been especially hard-hit by the pandemic – by providing nearly $37 million in additional support to the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). States and Tribal nations will receive the new funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to serve additional seniors, in addition to up to $2.6 million in administrative funds from a previous COVID relief bill.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the hunger crisis in America, but help is on the way,” said Agriculture Secretary

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Bi-County Nutrition menu | | wvnews.com

To contact Bi-County Nutrition, call 304-622-4075. Sites are located at Lost Creek, West Union, Salem and Nutter Fort. Donations are accepted. Lunch is offered at noon; deliveries are available by calling Bi-County Nutrition.

Monday — Sausage gravy over biscuit, sliced potatoes, mixed vegetables, milk, applesauce.

Tuesday — Stuffed pepper, broccoli, corn, milk, pears.

Wednesday — Pork rib patty, sweet potatoes, peas, milk, pineapple delight.

Thursday — Seasoned drumsticks, scalloped potatoes, mixed greens, milk, oatmeal raising cookie.

Friday — Cook’s choice.

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