142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthy Foods for Healthy Communities

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Prevention of over- and under nutrition in all communities requires access to healthy foods. The collection of three presentations will address issues related to systems way of thinking in developing policies to promote local and slow foods for future public health research and policy.
Session Objectives: Explain broadly what constitutes a healthy community food environment in the context of aging. List three health lessons to be learned from the small, local sustainable farms, per the book Farmacology. Describe Slow Food approach to healthy and sustainable traditional food Compare traditional foods and commonly consumed foods

“Good, clean and fair” food: A global approach to sustainability and health through the analysis of Slow Food Presidia products
Andrea Pezzana, MD, Laura Bersani, Francesca Baldereschi, Raffaella Ponzio, Daniela Vassallo, Michela Zanardi, Zaira Frighi, Paola Chiara Durelli and Carlo Petrini

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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