March 2024

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National Nutrition Month

Center News

March is National Nutrition Month. We invite you to learn more about making informed food choices and to develop healthful eating and physical activity habits to last for a lifetime. Our dieticians here at the Center For Health are here to help you develop and stick with a healthy eating plan, and our exercise programs are here to inspire regular...... Read more >
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Reducing Food Waste & Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Rethink Healthy

While we are thinking about making healthy food choices, one issue that often goes overlooked is the amount of food we waste. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, one-third of all food produced around the world is wasted. We waste food in homes, commercial kitchens, grocery stores, on farms, and in food...... Read more >
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Gabriela Villanueva - Community Health Advocate / Promotora

Center for Health Team

Gabriela was born and raised in Truckee, CA and worked as a medical assistant for many years in the North Lake Tahoe / Truckee area. In 2019 she decided to pursue a degree in Public Health to increase her knowledge on how to promote and protect the health of people and the community.... Read more >
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Upcoming Health & Wellness Events

Programs & Classes

Infant Nutrition: When & How to Introduce Solid Foods to Your Baby This class is for parents of babies 5 - 8 months old, infant caregivers, and anyone wanting evidence-based information on infant food nutrition. In this class:... Read more >
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Herb Packed Turkey Meatballs

Recipe of the Month

These are a refreshing yet satisfying version of regular meat meals. The recipes also works to make turkey burgers – simply form into patties instead. Recipe by Lisa Fligor MS, RDN. Pre-heat the oven to 375° and place parchment paper on a baking sheet.... Read more >