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.
Breakout panels at the conference illustrated both the possibilities and the systemic challenges to achieving that goal.
Integrating Nutrition and Health
A key pillar of the White House strategy prioritizes integrating nutrition and health through greater access…
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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.