Gallatin Valley Food Bank conducts healthy food study



and here's an interesting one for you the Gallatin Valley Food Bank is conducting a pilot project to find out the benefits of eating unprocessed foods MTN's Etta Hamilton has the raw details the unprocessed pantry project is a 16 week project in collaboration between the Gallatin Valley Food Bank healthy Gallatin Livingston food Resource Center and Montana State University MSU associate professor Carmen Baker shanks is the research lead in the study we have recruited some customers from our food banks and they have committed to 16 weeks of eating as many unprocessed foods or an unprocessed diet to see if they can help change their health in only 5 weeks into this study and people have already started to notice a difference in their health going from eating processed foods to unprocessed foods with a woman she in our inner study is she said this is the first time she's went to the doctor she's been pre-diabetic her whole life and last week before this class when she came she the doctor said you are no longer pre-diabetic classes and support are being provided to the people taking part in the study so they are able to make healthy decisions such as reading food labels although this is a pilot program Holder says she hopes this is something that the Food Bank can participate in again the goal is to improve our customers health but also to improve the food bank pantry reporting in Bozeman emma hamilton MTN news Emma tells us all the people taking part in the project have some sort of risk factors such as heart disease or diabetes I think it's interesting so up on that I think that's awesome that the Jill and the folks at the Food Bank are able to make that happen so well that's only happens because of great donations do so thank yourself for helping make that local farmers as well absolutely we're going to shift gears here we're going to head

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  1. This is a wonderful program! ❤️We are one of the couples that were able to join. It is fantastic! 🧡MS AWARENESS🧡 Thank You so much Gallatin Food Bank 🏦

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