Three “health” myths debunked

Three “health” myths debunked

Myth: Fat is bad Reality: In the 80s, the “low-fat craze” really affected how people thought about nutrition and the importance of fat in our diet was unfortunately dismissed until recent years. The fact is, fat, like the other macronutrients (protein and...
HIV Awareness & Wellness: Kayla’s Courage

HIV Awareness & Wellness: Kayla’s Courage

View large image › When Moveable Feast began in 1989 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, treatment options were limited, not terribly effective and often costly. As such, it was not uncommon for a person who was diagnosed with HIV to have the disease go unchecked....
Diabetes Awareness: Roger’s Story

Diabetes Awareness: Roger’s Story

Current Moveable Feast client, Roger*, has numerous chronic disease diagnoses, and has struggled to manage his diabetes. Roger, like many of our clients, has limited access to healthy foods and has limited mobility. These barriers make it difficult to manage chronic...
Nutrition and Breast Cancer

Nutrition and Breast Cancer

While there is no diet or lifestyle change that can “treat” or “prevent” breast cancer, avoiding certain risk factors (e.g., smoking) and increasing protective factors (e.g., regular exercise), can help lower our risk.  Like most medical recommendations, there is...
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