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Statewide California Child Hunger Caucus

Thank you Jeff Bridges for your support to end childhood hunger! We enjoyed presenting with you, California Director Kathy Saile from No Kid Hungry, Pastor Karen Abrego (representing Senator Richard Pan’s office) and moderator Edie Lambert of KCRA in promoting the formation of a Child Hunger Caucus within the California State Legislature. It’s collaborations such as this which will truly move the needle to ensure all children in California have access to nutritious food. Stay tuned or contact us for more information.

Market Match at San Francisco’s Alemany Farmers’ Market

A Better Course is the proud recipient of a Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program grant, known as Market Match in California, for 2018-19. The program operates at the Alemany Farmers’ Market, which opened in 1943 and was California’s first farmers’ market. The 2018/19 Market Match incentive program is expected to be offered starting February 2019.

Why Celiacs Need Bone Broth

Ask any adult Celiac who was diagnosed as a child and they’ll tell you, your healing journey is not just about eliminating gluten.  When your immune system isn’t working correctly, you are prone to collecting a host of other autoimmune diseases as you get older, for example, colitis, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or allergies. Continue reading “Why Celiacs Need Bone Broth”

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Sucralose (Splenda) – Ever

Sucralose has been marketed as being just one small step away from sugar nutritionally but tasting just like it. It’s used in a lot of “no carb” snack foods and regular folks, as well as people on carb-restricted and diabetic diets, use it for baking, coffee and cereal as a sugar substitute. Continue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Eat Sucralose (Splenda) – Ever”

Food to Boost Your Mood

Whether you are taking anti-depressants or not, whether your depression is inherited or a circumstantial, making these adaptations to your diet can make a big difference in helping you feel happy again. 

Scientist are finding mounting evidence that inflammation is a major contributor to depression. Following an anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle can go a long way to alleviating your symptoms. You will have to see if following dietary suggestions like the ones below has an affect on your medication needs but they surely should help your symptoms. Continue reading “Food to Boost Your Mood”