What are you doing to change the Food System? – Stefanie Sacks

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I just wrote the book, “What the Fork are you Eating,” and so hopefully with that book I’m going to have the great opportunity to educate so many people whether they’re nutrition neophytes or nutrition mavens to understand how their choices impact not only their health but also the health of the environment. So really my interface is with the consumers and I do it in the grocery stores. I do it in the kitchen, and this book is a guide. So I’m doing that and I’m doing my radio show, “Stirring the Pot,” on WPPB 88.3, a local NPR affiliate, and talking to all the amazing people weekly about all the amazing things that they are doing to make a difference.

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    Author, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist, Educator What are you doing to change the Food System? – Stefanie Sacks

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    Gosh, what I would say to consumers is always feel good about what you can do, not about what you can’t do, and to understand that change actually happens in your home, when you go to the grocery store, when you have conversations with the people around you. And sometimes worrying about the larger problems […]

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