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Healthy Plant-Based Meat Substitutes

New meat substitutes are appearing on grocery store shelves all the time, and many may be healthier than their animal-based counterparts. But are they actually good for you? And if not, what should you eat instead? You might love a good burger, hot dog, or pepperoni pizza, but the vegan versions of these classic animal-based … Continued

Getting Involved in Transforming the SAD School Food Culture

It’s that time again—back to school and, for many, back-to-school food, too! Unfortunately, it’s the school food that makes many parents cringe. When we think of transforming school food, we may think of eliminating toaster pastries or decreasing the number of times pizza is served each week. Often, plant-powered kids pack a lunch, and their … Continued

16 Kid-Approved Plant-based Recipes

Involving children in the kitchen is a great way to get them excited about selecting and preparing healthy meals. Children may be selective eaters due to different textures, color, and flavor preferences, but the earlier they are exposed to new foods, the more likely they will be open to tasting them. Getting children to eat … Continued

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS, Inc.’s chief mission is to continue satisfying the basic human need for food, and to do so from the unique perspective of science-based programming. Our food pantry programs are unique in that scientific approach, which we use to ensure that our services are 1) empowering and client-led, 2) nutritionally relevant, and 3) able to account for conditions of poverty (now defined as social determinants of health).

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