Author Archives: The Nutrition Source

Talking sustainability with Dr. Gary Adamkiewicz (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our interview with Dr. Gary Adamkiewicz,
Assistant planet_with_arrowsProfessor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, he answers the question “What exactly does “sustainability” mean? In Part 2 he offers further insights on the relationship between food, the environment, and our health. Continue reading

Talking sustainability with Dr. Gary Adamkiewicz (Part 1)

Food decisions used to stop at the shelfsupermarket_canned_food.
We saw something we liked, bought it, consumed it, and didn’t think much about it beyond satisfying our hunger. Now, however, we’re peeking past the shelves to trace where our food came from and how it was grown.

In 2015, our food’s “story” is as important as its taste. And one of the most important parts of that story is sustainability. Continue reading

Q&A with Dr. David Eisenberg: On self-care skills, teaching kitchens & thinking outside of the box

EisenbergHeadshot1In his recently published article, “Nutrition education in an era of global obesity and diabetes: Thinking outside of the box,” Dr. David Eisenberg asserts that self-care skills are key in battling lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity and diabetes. The heart of his message: Teach medical professionals about nutrition and self-care so that they will be better prepared to teach patients valuable skills for leading healthier lives.

Below, we ask Dr. Eisenberg to elaborate on some of his article’s key points.

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