How Culinary Nutrition Can Save the Health of a Nation
Culinary nutrition is the practicality needed to make a difference in our nation's health. With rates of obesity and overweight rising and some of the top causes of American deaths being related to poor diet, the nation needs nutrition intervention that stretches across many of the barriers that prevent healthy eating practices. However, making nutrition principles easily accessible is useless without also making them applicable. Therefore, hands-on culinary nutrition outreach programs focused on producing sustainable healthy eating behavior through culinary confidence and nutrition alertness are a successful approach to begin the restoration of our nation's health.
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Condrasky, M. D., & Hegler, M. (2010). How Culinary Nutrition Can Save the Health of a Nation. The Journal of Extension, 48(2), Article 8. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.48.02.08