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5 Essential Tips for Mindful Eating

Today's society moves so fast that most of us have forgotten what it looks like to be intentional and mindful with our food. In turn, there is a disconnect between the foods we eat and how they make us feel.

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).

Recovery From Eating Disorders - My Plant-Based Journey

Recovery From Eating Disorders – My Plant-Based Journey

This article contains material regarding eating disorders that may be triggering for some readers. According to the American Psychiatric Association, eating disorders are illnesses in which people experience severe disturbances in their eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. People with eating disorders typically become preoccupied with food and with their body weight. An eating … Continued

Culture Change through Accessible WFPB Program

Culture Change through Accessible WFPB Program

The following is an article from a Community Grant recipient. To hear more from Dr. Ted Barnett, register for the Plant Forward Virtual Workshop Series. During my years as a physician, I have observed a society that has become sicker and sicker despite steady improvements to technology and increased medical expenditures. Fairly early on in … Continued

The Power of Support Groups in Lifestyle Change

The Power of Support Groups in Lifestyle Change

Research has shown that education, skills development, and social support are critical for long-term lifestyle changes. Community-led plant-based programs can offer much more than traditional diet programs and clinical trials because they engage participants actively to learn how to incorporate healthy habits into established routines.

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