Danielle Beurteaux

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White House Conference Introduces, Explores Ideas for Fighting Hunger and Diet-Related Illnesses

U.S. President Joseph Biden opened the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health on September 28, with a look back at the first such event, hosted by President Nixon more than a half-century ago.

WHC Panels Explore Benefits, Barriers to Food as Medicine

A core theme at last week’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was the need to develop policies that more intimately tie nutrition and food security to healthcare—both as preventative and treatment measures.

Nutrition, Food Security Research Should Be Evidence-Based and Inclusive

Panelists discussed the importance of using evidence-based nutrition research and data to advance inclusive policy solutions at the Sept. 28 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.

Nutrition Conference Panelists Advocate for Information, Access

Tactics ranging from bolstering local food systems to upgrading food product labeling were considered in panel discussions focused on Pillar 3 of the five-pronged White House National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, which was unveiled this week.

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Cost-Reduced Therapeutic Food Can Feed More Kids

Charity Valid Nutrition is driving down the cost of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) with a formulation based on locally grown soy, maize, and sorghum.

After a Historic Nutrition Summit, What’s Next?

Leading voices in diet, health, and food security reflect on what the White House Conference accomplished, where it will lead, and what could have been better.

Food Brings People Together

IFT 2022-2023 President Chris Downs discusses the importance of food during the holidays to connect people and the work being done to help mitigate food and nutrition insecurity.

IFT Perspectives From the White House Conference

IFT 2022-2023 President Chris Downs discusses IFT’s response to the White House Conference on Hunger Nutrition and Health.

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IFT Science and Policy Team Forecasts Six Trends for 2023

From a processed foods comeback to breaking food system silos and addressing food and nutrition security, our science and policy experts identify top science of food trends.

Applications and Nominations Are Now Open for IFT's Board of Directors

Hear from three current Board Members about why their participation is so valuable.

What Makes Them Stay

Newly released IFT report examines science of food compensation and career path trends

The FDA's New Healthy Rule

The rule uses labeling to advance a national nutrition strategy.