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Venable Food Pantry
Food Pantry for Emergency Assistance
Food Pantry for Emergency Assistance
Food Pantry for Low-Income Assistance
(404) 524-4263 501
Mitchell Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30314
Food Assistance (404) 681-5777 Call to set appointment
April 22, 2021 is Earth Day. Protecting our Earth means thinking about the future. We need to be conscious about taking care of our home. It's better to help than to be one that harms, even if it's small steps to being more eco-friendly, it's a positive change.
As a property investor or resident, you can research and adopt small changes in your home:
Leading a healthy lifestyle is important in keeping your body functioning at full capacity, a must during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Plenty of sleep, regular exercise, managing stress, drinking plenty of fluids and eating well will all help you fight off disease.
To boost your body's ability to keep you healthy, eat a varied diet and make sure to regularly include a good sampling of the following foods.
Elderberry and acai berry are loaded with antioxidants and may help fight inflammation. Blueberries provide potassium, folate, vitamins C and B6 and other heart health boosters.
button mushrooms provide selenium, riboflavin and niacin, all boosting the immune system.
Such as oranges, lemons, and tangerines, provide vitamin C, an important immune booster that the body cannot produce or retain. It is thought that Vitamin C increases white blood cells which are key to fighting infections.
Provide vitamin C, in fact, they provide twice as much as citrus fruits as well as beta carotene. They are great for boosting your immune system as well as strengthening your eyes and keeping your skin healthy.
Has an antioxidant called glutathione with helps the body fight infection.
Preferably raw or slightly cooked, it provides A, C and E vitamins and fiber. It is also high in anti-oxidants. This is one of the superfoods.
Like Broccoli, spinach is a superfood rich in antioxidants and beta carotene which boosts the immune system's ability to fight infection. It also provides folate which helps repair DNA and produce new cells. Eat lightly cooked to enhance its vitamin A and releases other nutrients.
A great infection fighter, particularly bacteria, viruses, and fungi making it helpful with skin infections. It is also believed to help lower blood pressure and promote artery health.
Carrots and Sweet Potatoes:
Great sources of beta carotene that converts to vitamin A, an important vitamin that cleans up damaging free radicals.
Chicken soup, that old remedy, is on the list for good reason. It can help ease flu symptoms. Make this with bone broth to pack in extra nutrition!
Helps lower inflammation and decrease nausea. It also decreases pain and helps lowers cholesterol.
A natural anti-inflammatory great for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
has active cultures, stimulates your immune system and boosts the body's disease-fighting ability. The probiotics may ease cold symptoms. Look for added vitamin D.
(especially almonds) provide vitamin E and healthy fats that allow the body to absorb E. Vitamin E is important in strengthening the immune system.
is loaded with flavonoids, an antioxidant and enhances immune function. It also provides L-theanine, an amino acid that assists T-cells in fighting germs.
It is important to keep your body functioning at its peak level while the devastating coronavirus makes its way through our communities. But make sure to vary the above options and not overload your system. Everything in moderation.
Stay safe, stay healthy, and stay home!
Life as we knew it changed dramatically due to the COVID-19 epidemic. While adults have life experience and can navigate the current situation and somewhat manage their stress levels, children do not have those resources. Depending on their age, they may understand a little or a lot about what is going on. What they do know is that their lives have changed, they no longer go to school, cannot see grandparents, and cannot even go play with friends. Helping them navigate this overwhelming life change is vital to their overall health.
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