4305.1 Food System Design to Ensure Nutritional Health

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 4:30 PM
This session will explore the benefits of food system design and assessment in an effort to improve food access as it relates to nutritional health. It will also evaluate local food access needs and priorities.
Session Objectives: Explain the components of a food system and their relation to promoting healthy food access Identify the benefits to conducting a food system assessment Examine specific local-level policy recommendations generated from the Oakland Food System Assessment to improve food access and nutrition Define local food access needs and priorities and articulate how local policy can best address them
Deirdra Chester, PhD, RD, LD/N
Deirdra Chester, PhD, RD, LD/N

4:50 PM
Race, Place and Distance Traveled: How Inner City Seniors Eat 5-a-Day
Kimberly B. Morland, PhD, MPH and Susan W. Filomena
5:10 PM
New York City Trans Fat Restriction - Preventing Heart Disease by Changing the Food Environment
Lynn D. Silver, MD, MPH, Sonia Y. Angell, MD, MPH, Gail P. Goldstein, MPH, Christine M. Johnson, MBA, Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH and Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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