Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Politics of Nutrition

NYC Green Carts: Healthy Food Deserts and the Politics of Nutrition

Wednesday, June 22 at 6:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. at 103rd St.
www.mcny.org
212-534-1672

How do geography and income level affect New Yorkers' access to a healthy, nutritious diet?

Is the disparity in healthy options a product of the marketplace or an unintended consequence of policy or both?
  • Beth Weitzman, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Health and Public Policy at New York University; with

  • Barbara Brenner, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and

  • Cathy Nonas, Director of the Physical Activity and Nutrition program, New York City Health Department, discuss access to healthy food and the health of New York City's neighborhoods.
Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or e-mail programs@mcny.org
$6 museum members; $8 seniors and students; $12 non-members
$6 when you mention Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC)/COMFOOD

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