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The Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger depends on volunteers to help run our supermarket style food pantry, to pack the trucks for our mobile pantries in Coney Island and Far Rockaway, to maintain our urban farm, and to facilitate our community nutrition programs. All told, they contribute about 1,500 hours of community service every month! We […]

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During our series of lessons about heart health, participants in Health 360 learned that inflammation may be a significant contributing factor to heart disease. Although the inflammatory response is an important part of the body’s immune system, it can cause problems when it’s overactive. There are foods with anti-inflammatory properties that may help protect against these negative health effects. Some of […]

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Is cholesterol bad for you? Many people would think the answer is obvious: Yes! But it’s actually more complicated than that. As part of our sequence on Heart Health, the senior participants in Health 360 learned about the connection between cholesterol and heart disease. There are three main highlights: Where does it come from? Our […]

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