Nutrition

The World Now Has Universal Health and Sustainability Targets

The EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health released its scientific review, publishing the world’s first-ever scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.

How Native American Diets Benefit From Tucson’s Indigenous Seed Bank

In Tucson, Arizona, the nonprofit Native Seeds/SEARCH maintains a ‘library’ full of heritage seeds indigenous to the Southwestern US and Mexico. Several distribution programs return these seeds to Native Americans who historically incorporated the crops in their daily diets.

Dariush Mozaffarian: Academic Institutions Need to Act for the Food System

The future of the food system requires training new experts to treat the industry differently, says Dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Dariush Mozaffarian.

10 Awesome Austin Orgs Bringing Better Food to Schools

Schools and organizations in Austin, Texas are enhancing relationships between farmers, ranchers, and local producers, in an effort to improve child health, engage students in the local food system, and support the local economy.

Questlove and Haile Thomas Bring Nutrition Activism to All Communities

On Food Talk, Questlove and Haile Thomas join Dani Nierenberg at the Second Annual NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Waste to talk about solutions to food waste and racism in the food system.

“Food Is a Private Sector Endeavor,” Says Sam Kass

“We need a pretty broad and ongoing shift in cultural norms around what we’re eating for our health and for environmental sustainability,” says Sam Kass on this week’s Food Talk.

2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit: Panel Discussion on the True Cost of Food

In a food system that pushes cheap and fast food production, the impact on health, social justice, and climate change is unsustainable. Join our panelists at Food Tank’s San Diego Summit to discuss the true cost of food.

Wisconsin Nonprofit Re-Imagines Traditional CSAs 

“[Our] goal is to grow a resilient local food community for organic farms,” says Layne Cozzolino, Executive Director of Farmshed, the nonprofit putting a spin on Wisconsin CSAs.

Getting Ahead of Malnutrition Through Big Data

“If Google can do driverless cars, and we can tell a coffeemaker to start brewing while we’re still asleep,” Dr. Mercy Lung’aho tells Food Tank, “we can do something about malnutrition.”

Hunger And Malnutrition Aren’t Caused By Food: They’re Social Problems

The 2018 Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance (KFLA) Global Summit on Food Security and Thriving Communities will explore the social inequality that causes hunger and malnutrition.