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Monday, October 5, 2020

VIDEO: Food Bank presentation on "Food Is Medicine"





Food is Medicine: 
Dietary & Policy Priorities to Leverage the Power of Nutrition Security

 The Rhode Island Community Food Bank recently hosted a virtual presentation by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian who discussed the impact of nutrition insecurity on poor health in the United States. Dr. Mozaffarian is the Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University. Click on the image below to watch the recording and learn more about the changes that are needed to facilitate healthy nutrition for all.





"Our Food is Killing too Many of Us" 

 Dr. Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman published an opinion piece in The New York Times highlighting the need to improve nutrition for all Americans. Click here to read their commentary to better understand the crisis and the proposed solutions.



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