Presented by Experts on Camera from SciLine: Food Insecurity
Dr. Hilary Seligman is a professor of medicine and of epidemiology and biostatistics, at the University of California, San Francisco. She can discuss topics including:
–Trends in food insecurity rates among U.S. adults and children;
–Factors that drive food insecurity, such as rising grocery prices;
–How food insecurity affects people’s health;
–How inconsistent access to food affects performance and success at work or school;
–Common misperceptions about hunger;
–Research-backed approaches to reduce or eliminate food insecurity; and
–“Food is medicine” — efforts to incorporate nutrition into healthcare, in recognition of nutrition’s importance to disease prevention and management.
Availability: Tuesday, May 30, 1 to 2:30 p.m. MT
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