Diabetes Prevention

#6 - Why are nutrition professionals uniquely positioned to fight against food insecurity for kids?

Guest(s): Debbie Petitpain

Topic(s): Community Nutrition,Pediatric Nutrition

If you are seeking a better understanding of the connection between hunger and health, need examples of innovative feeding programs or want to become a champion for food security, then join us for this podcast.Nutrition professionals are uniquely positioned to encourage hospitals to address food security as a way to improve population health. Participatingin federally funded hunger-relief programs, such as the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), is one example of how hospitals and healthcare institutions can do this. In the last few years, several hospitals have successfully operated this program collectively serving more than 55,000 meals last summer and providing examples of best practices.Learn more about theseinnovative examples and the process of implementingsuch a program and become empowered to be the voice for the hungry and rally similar institutions in the fight against hunger!

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March 29, 2019 10:00 AM
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