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Food Matters

November 9, 2013
San Diego, California
REGISTRATION OPEN!

Food Matters
What we eat profoundly impacts the health of individuals, our communities, and the environment.
 
November 9, 2013
9 am – 1 pm
Balboa Park Club
Santa Fe Room
San Diego, CA 92010
 
FREE ADMISSION
or
$30 to register for 2.5 CMEs or 3.5 CEUs
 
Breakfast and a light snack will be provided.
 
 
Do you believe in food as medicine?
Are you interested in the impacts of today’s food system on individual and community health?
Are you interested in local, organic, and sustainable food production as a tool for improving community health?
 
Then this event is for you!
 
 Education and Advocacy Training
Food Matters is an education and advocacy training developed by the Health Care Without Harm Healthy Food in Health Care Program for health care professionals and other food system stakeholders. 


The training reviews:
  • The obesity and Western disease epidemic
  • Current science around exposures to environmental toxicants within our food system and their impacts on pediatric, reproductive, and ecological health
  • The overuse of antibiotics in livestock production and links with "superbugs"
  • Groundbreaking purchasing and policy action happening in the health care sector
 
For more information contact:
JuliAnna Arnett
858-609-7962
 
This event is supported by:
PAC/LAC (Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation)
 Nutrition in Healthcare Leadership Team, a subcommittee of the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative, a program facilitated by Community Health Improvement Partners*
 American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3- San Diego
 Health Care Without Harm
 Physicians for Social Responsibility (SF Bay Area Chapter)
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