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Friday, November 21 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Food Policy and Health FULL

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More than 32 million children particupate in the National School Lunch program. In 2012 the USDA announced new rules about these school meals, and school nutrition policy has been in the news a lot since then. (Remember when pizza was considered a vegetable?) What exactly are these policies, and why?  What affects are they having on childrens' health? (Is there a link to the obesity epidemic?) What can be done (by individuals, businesses, and/or government) to reverse these trends? Discuss all this and more during this hour spend with Professor Ammerman!

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Alice Ammerman

Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Professor, Department of Nutrition Gillings School of Glob, UNC Chapel Hill
Alice Ammerman’s research activities include design and testing of innovative clinical and community-based nutrition and physical activity intervention approaches for chronic disease risk reduction in primarily low income and minority populations. Her recent research interests focus... Read More →

Friday November 21, 2014 10:45am - 12:00pm EST
McColl - 2600

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