Summary: Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City
Nutrition / Public Health / Take-Out

Summary: Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City

Wednesday evening marked the first time in New York City history that mayoral candidates sat down for a discussion solely on the topic of Food. Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health Marion Nestle moderated the Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food, held at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium. One theme that quickly … Continue reading

City or State: Who’s Job Is It To Ensure Healthy Hospital Food?
Nutrition / Public Health

City or State: Who’s Job Is It To Ensure Healthy Hospital Food?

Admission to a hospital or long-term care facility often symbolizes the end; the failure of a cluster of prevention efforts and public health initiatives. Medical diagnoses such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity are billed on a monthly basis; tax money treats what it’s incapable of preventing. Hospitals are, in essence, a very expensive safety net. However, hospitals … Continue reading

Let’s Review: Paula Deen, The AMA And… Open Access To Research Data
Public Health

Let’s Review: Paula Deen, The AMA And… Open Access To Research Data

In case you haven’t heard, Paula Deen’s empire is falling apart. After allegations of racial discrimination against fellow co-workers, the former Food Network star is being dropped by every network, company and major brand. The recent controversy is making even more headlines than Deen’s public announcement that she has type II diabetes; Deen’s diagnosis earned her … Continue reading