As medical professionals recognize the tangible benefits of making food an integral part of preventing and fighting disease, Food Tank highlights 22 health professionals advancing the concept of food as medicine around the world.
Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation in the Food System
Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation explores how Black women are embracing the roots of African Diasporic food systems, resisting the current food system, and reclaiming food and land.
NYU-Steinhardt and Food Tank Present: Sustainable Food Systems
The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at NYU and Food Tank will explore the opportunities and challenges New York City faces in building sustainable food systems. Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg, NYU Steinhardt’s Scholar-in-Residence, will moderate the discussion.
13 Global Food Banks Reshaping Food Distribution to Address the Root Causes of Hunger
Food Tank is highlighting 13 global food banks adapting their models to address systemic issues in the food system and ensure dignity and agency.
Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations
A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.
New Study Highlights Traditional Foods as Foundational to the Health and Well-Being of Indigenous Peoples
The study underscores the health and nutrition disparities experienced by the First Nations peoples of Canada.
Nutrition Summit Pledges US$27 Billion To Tackle Global Malnutrition
The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 aims to tackle global malnutrition in all its forms with commitments from participating countries and stakeholders.
Healthy and Sustainable Diets Are Critical to Reaching 1.5°C Climate Goal
Even if all other sectors decarbonize completely, carbon emissions from food systems alone would use nearly all of the emissions budget for both 1.5°C and 2°C goals.
How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices
Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.