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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...

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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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Welcome Isazetta Spikes, CFRE

Welcome Isazetta Spikes, CFRE

Moveable Feast is pleased to announce Isazetta Spikes, CFRE as the organization’s new Director of Community Engagement. Isazetta spent 10 years (5 years local and 5 years national) as the Membership and Special Events Coordinator for the Baltimore Branch...

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Staying Happy, Healthy, and Hydrated this Fall

Staying Happy, Healthy, and Hydrated this Fall

With the end of summer quickly approaching, we look ahead to changing leaves, the start of school, and delicious Fall produce. As the days shorten and our calendars fill with holiday events, you may find it challenging to prioritize your wellness. That’s why, for this...

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Team Connections: The Making of Medically-Tailored Meals

Team Connections: The Making of Medically-Tailored Meals

For those who have spent time in our kitchen helping us produce and package meals and for those who’ve connected with our work in other ways, you know we talk a lot about medically-tailored meals - but what are medically tailored meals and how are they developed here...

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The Moveable Feast Dietitians Guide to Healthy Summer Eating

The Moveable Feast Dietitians Guide to Healthy Summer Eating

Warmer weather is upon us, the sun is shining, and cicadas are back. We know what this means - summer is approaching! Summer can be synonymous with popsicles, ice cream cones, sweet iced tea, and grilled hot dogs. As such, it can be helpful to have healthier options...

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Endurance Nutrition 101

Endurance Nutrition 101

Just over two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of joining the Moveable Beasts Team and all our 2021 Ride for the Feast participants in completing a century ride on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It was a beautiful (albeit windy) spring day. As a Community Dietitian here at Moveable Feast, it was incredibly exciting and heartwarming to meet so many of the people making a positive impact on those we serve.

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Planning in the Time of Covid

Planning in the Time of Covid

In September 2020, Moveable Feast started work on a new three-year strategic plan. It seemed like a daunting task – to step back and chart a course for the future amidst a global pandemic, all while maintaining day-to-day services. Since March 2020, we had been...

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National Nutrition Month at Moveable Feast

National Nutrition Month at Moveable Feast

March marks the start of spring and new growth, making it the perfect time to celebrate National Nutrition Month (NNM), an annual education campaign designed to help people make more informed food choices. This year’s NNM theme is “Personalize Your Plate.” Each week...

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Protecting the Hearts of Moveable Feast

Protecting the Hearts of Moveable Feast

When we think about February, Valentine's Day often comes to mind. But February is also American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness and remind us all of the importance of heart health. Nearly one out of every three Moveable Feast clients has some form of heart...

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