RISE Center was pleased to take part this past Saturday in the first annual Kite Festival, hosted by the Beaumont Health Coalition Academy Sports and Outdoors was a generous sponsor, by donating a basketball goal to the event, and making a health-conscious contribution to our local community. We appreciate you Academy! Our own Executive Director, Jim… Read More RISE Center Takes Part in First Annual Kite Festival Hosted by Beaumont Health Coaltion
Fernando from Southeast Texas Food Bank joined us at the Center today to talk to us about the ins and outs of protein. (This information is courtesy of Fernando at Southeast Texas Food Bank and ChooseMyPlate.gov Protein is important to have in a nutritious diet, but Americans have access to more than their fair share of it. While protein… Read More Fernando Says, “Go Lean With Protein!”
RISE Center recently partnered with a local non-profit, The Giving Field to help provide education to our consumers concerning gardening and sustainability. Yesterday was our first class and I must say, we enjoyed it immensely while learning a great deal! In case you aren’t aware of just what The Giving… Read More How Does Your Garden Grow?
Picture courtesy of US National Library of Medicine Fernando Mejia, the Nutrition Educator at the Southeast Texas Food Bank instructed our class today on fiber! He gave us the: 411 on FIBER What is fiber? Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body can’t digest. Where does fiber come from? Fibers are found in… Read More Talking Fiber with Fernando