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Nutrition Resources

Utahns Against Hunger is committed to healthy eating efforts; we believe a nutritious diet is an important component of ending hunger.

Nutrition Resources

Check out the new USDA “MyPlate,” which has replaced the food pyramid.

Similar to the USDA “MyPlate,” Harvard School of Public Health has released the “Healthy Eating Plate.”

The USDA’s Nutrition.gov provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
provides nutrition resources for the public, students, health professionals, and the media.myplate_slider

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics also provides nutrition information, games, and activities geared toward kids.

Utah State University Extension Agency provides fun and practical information from vegetable of the month, recipes, and cooking on a budget.

Food Co-ops

Food co-ops are a great way to cut your food bill by pooling buying power to buy fresh, healthy food.  Co-ops are often organized into weekly or monthly orders, but also exist as more traditional retail stores.

Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op offers weekly orders across the state of Utah with pick-up times on early Saturday mornings.  They do not accept food stamps at this time.

The Community Food Co-op of Utah offers monthly orders with Saturday morning pick-up locations across the Salt Lake Valley.  They also have warehouse sales every Monday from 3:30-6:30pm (no pre-order required).  Food stamps accepted!

The Utah Co-Op is a retail store in Murray open for shoppers on Thursdays (11-2pm) and Friday and Saturdays (11-6pm).  They accept food stamps and offer all sorts of deeply discounted groceries including cheese, breads, and drinks.

Source: City Weekly

Source: City Weekly

 

 

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