Shifts made in our eating habits and food choices can benefit our health as well as the health of the planet.
This year’s forum will explore what sustainable eating is from a food literacy perspective and how to convey evidence-based messaging and accessible strategies around sustainable eating. Needed shifts on a broader systems level to better empower individuals to follow a healthy and sustainable eating pattern in their communities will also be explored.
The Food as Medicine Update series was created to address the knowledge-gap in continuing medical education related to the role of nutrition in patient care. In this full day symposium, healthcare professionals will learn about the most recent clinical research on nutrition through the lifespan. This group learning CME activity is accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) office at the University of Toronto.
Fatima Cody Stanford, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical School, will be speaking at the 2019 F.M Hill Lecture, on Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health.
At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to: