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. That conference in 1969 resulted in a number of initiatives that transformed food and nutrition in America, including the school lunch program, food labeling, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
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Foods from the African continent, such as millet and hibiscus, are starting to trend in Western diets. WANDA cofounder Tambra Raye Stevenson says that these foods could help solve the nutrition crisis.
IFT's Anna Rosales reports back on the inaugural Food is Medicine Summit, a key milestone in the national strategy to end hunger and reduce chronic disease by 2030.
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