Coronary heart wholesome meals drive to collect nutrient wealthy meals, Jan. 16-30 : Maui Now
December 17, 2022, 12:25 PM HST
The American Coronary heart Affiliation, alongside Hawaiian Airways is supporting meals entry organizations in Hawaiʻi by internet hosting a coronary heart wholesome meals drive Jan. 16-30, 2023.
To assist the wholesome meals drive, gadgets could be dropped off at from Jan. 16-30 on the following places:
- Hawai‘i Foodbank, 2611 Kilihau St., Honolulu, HI 96819, 808-836-3600
- Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i, 4241 Hanahoa Pl., Ste. 101, Lihue, HI 96766, 808-482-2224
- Maui Meals Financial institution, 760 Kolu St., Wailuki, HI 96793, 808-243-9500
- The Meals Basket, 40 Holomua St., Hilo, HI 96720, 808-933-6030
- The Meals Basket, 73-4161, Ulu Wini Pl., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, 808-322-1418
“Wholesome meals function the premise of optimum well being and selecting wholesome choices is less complicated when meals entry organizations distribute meals that present ample vitamin,” organizers stated. “Individuals who face meals insecurity are at the next threat for persistent circumstances due partly to the consumption of unhealthy meals which can be excessive in energy and low in vitamins.”
Hawaiʻi’s statewide community of meals banks acknowledges that constant, equitable entry to secure and wholesome meals is a elementary human proper. Accordingly, meals banks like Hawai‘i Foodbank are prioritizing applications and initiatives to offer more healthy meals choices to the communities they serve.
The meals drive is part of the American Coronary heart Affiliation’s Coronary heart of Hawaiʻi marketing campaign, a year- spherical well being effort culminating at its annual Coronary heart Ball.
Hawaiian Airways is main the Coronary heart of Hawaiʻi firm efforts to assist the wholesome meals drive and serve for example for different firms to host their very own wholesome meals drives working with the Affiliation.
Wholesome meals collected within the meals drive ought to observe the Affiliation’s dietary suggestions together with low saturated fats, low sodium and no added sugar. These meals are the best in vitamin and contribute the vitamins which can be most helpful in avoiding the event of persistent ailments like coronary heart illness and stroke.
- Drinks- water, 100% fruit juice, low-fat, powdered milk
- Proteins- unsalted nuts, pure peanut butter, canned meat with no added sodium, beans both dried or no-sodium
- Complete Grains- complete wheat pasta, complete wheat crackers, complete grain cereals, complete grain, pure granola bars, brown rice
- Canned and Dry Items- canned greens with no added sodium, canned fruit in 100% fruit juice, pure applesauce, soups with low or no sodium, dried fruit with no added sugar and more healthy cooking oils akin to olive oil
The gadgets from the Hawaiian Airways wholesome meals drive will probably be donated to Hawai‘i Foodbank on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i, Maui Meals Financial institution and The Meals Basket on Hawai‘i Island.