National Nutrition Month: Barriers to Nutrition Security

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month highlights the fact that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We know this is true – because we are all unique with different bodies, goals and backgrounds. We recognize that when it comes to accessibility and availability of foods that support healthy eating, there are … Continued

National Nutrition Month Recipe: Meatless Chili

Need a nutritious and budget-friendly recipe? Look no further than this delicious, vegetarian chili recipe! It’s packed full of heart-healthy foods, accessible for our gluten-free friends and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Even better – our chili’s ingredients cost less than $4 to create – that’s roughly $0.60 per serving! What you need: … Continued

Personalize Your Plate for National Nutrition Month!

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, you’re invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This month, Arkansas Foodbank staff will be sharing more about … Continued

Creating Healthier Pantries

  According to a recent Hunger and Health report from Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)1 we know that food insecurity and health issues often go hand-in-hand. For that reason, the Arkansas Foodbank is working together with key organizations and partners to address food insecurity while promoting health. Thanks to generous support from Ambetter from … Continued

Registered Dietitian Day

Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day in March, during National Nutrition Month. Registered Dietitians are the nation’s food and nutrition experts, committed to improving the health of their patients, clients and communities. This year, over 100 dietitians gathered at the State Capitol to receive the National Nutrition Month/RDN … Continued