The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition and the Thomson Reuters Foundation have announced the winners of the 2017 Food Sustainability Media Awards. The awards recognize excellent professional and up-and-coming journalists from around the world who have focused their reporting on topics relating to food security, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition.
Diet-related illnesses kill more Americans than anything else. Meanwhile, American medical schools don’t prepare doctors to provide comprehensive nutrition advice to patients. A growing faction of doctors is fighting back by teaching doctors to cook.
This year’s winners are researching food security and interventions to improve mother/child health in Lebanon and integrated pest management to lower negative rice production impacts.
To celebrate World Soil Day, Food Tank is highlighting 13 soil scientists from around the globe working to better understand soils and promote practices for maintaining healthy, fertile lands.
The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center will host its inaugural “Food as Medicine Summit — Bringing Everyone to the Table,” on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.
Dr. Robert Graham is a board-certified physician of both internal and integrative medicine who is a culinary student at New York City’s Natural Gourmet Institute. He is trading in his white lab coat for chef’s whites with the goal of expanding his toolkit both for use as a healthcare provider and as an advocate for a new model of integrative, lifestyle-focused healthcare.
These 14 athletes and dancers are working to reduce global hunger and obesity and advocating for a better, healthier food system.