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November Media

Here’s a look at some stories about the East Texas Food Bank during the month of November 2021: East Texas Food Bank’s Charlie Brown Thanksgiving returns after COVID-19 cancellation (Tyler Paper, 11/13) Rising costs, supply chain making food insecurity even more apparent (KSLA TV-12, 11/16) East Texas Food Bank to
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Facts about Fats

There are a wide variety of options when it comes to fats that we consume through our food market from mono- and polyunsaturated fats, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to hydrogenated oils and trans fats. With so many fats available, it can get confusing knowing which ones to consume, have
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Staying healthy during the holidays

The holidays are here! That means more visits with family and friends and more delicious food to eat. But how can we stay on track with our normal diet with all of the delectable goodness? Here are some quick tips and trips to make sure you aren’t letting the holiday
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Hunger Hero Awards announced for second year

Hunger Hero Award Recipient Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler Hunger Hero Award Recipient Mr. and Mrs. Herb and Melvina Buie Hunger Hero Award Recipient John Soules, Jr. Co-CEO John Soules Foods, Inc. Hunger Hero Award Recipient Paul Owen of the Louis and Peaches Owen Family Foundation To recognize the
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10 Tips to Be Active Adults

Being physically active is important for your health. Adults who are physically active are less likely to develop some chronic diseases than adults who are inactive. Physical activity is any form of exercise or movement of the body that uses energy. People of all ages, shapes, sizes, and abilities can
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Let’s Build A Healthy Meal

Each meal is a building block in your healthy eating style. Make sure to include all the food groups throughout the day. Make fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and protein food part of your daily meals and snacks. Also, limit added sugars saturated fat, and sodium. Make half your plate veggies
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