Launch event of the Coalition of Action on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems for Children and All

Andara Puchino

Background Health, nutrition and environmental sustainability need to be core, cross-cutting foundations of food systems transformation. During the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) of 2021 the call for action to deliver healthy diets from sustainable food systems echoed through dialogues, social movements and national pathways. Formed as an outcome […]

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living

Andara Puchino

The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources unveiled its newly renovated Nutritional Science Laboratory this semester, a facility designed to develop future nutrition professionals’ knowledge of our food systems and how nutrition can be used to prevent and help manage preventable chronic diseases. This is important because low food […]

Carbohydrates Key to a Healthy Diet

Andara Puchino

Although carbohydrates, or “carbs,” have gotten a bad rap for years – they’re considered a scourge by some popular diets – nutrition experts remind us that carbs are a key ingredient of a healthy diet. Carla Duenas, RDN, CDCES, a registered dietitian with Community Health at Baptist Health South Florida […]