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!
Does AND (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) have a position on Food Insecurity?
How many people are food insecure at this point in the US? And how many are children?
What obstacles are preventing hospitals nationwide from developing programs to prevent food insecurity?