Food is Medicine: Exploring New Leverage Points for Community Health and Wellness
Sarah Wilson of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana lead a discussion around how limited access to nutritious foods and poor health outcomes intersect and how healthcare professionals can play a role in effective intervention in both spaces. Wilson, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Nutrition Manager at Gleaners, helps run their Food is Medicine project, a collaboration with Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis. She also leads monthly seminars for healthcare professionals and students on the topic of food as medicine and how they can use their positions to put that concept into practice. Learn more about Gleaners' Food is Medicine Project in this video, and visit the Gleaners' Nutrition Hub for a wealth of downloadable and online resources relating to food and health.