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74 | Nourishing Our Bodies and Making Healthy Eating Equitable with Dr. Akua Woolbright

74 | Nourishing Our Bodies and Making Healthy Eating Equitable with Dr. Akua Woolbright

Update: 2020-09-011
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Today we’re talking about nutrition for better health and dismantling food inequality with Akua Woolbright, PhD. Dr. Woolbright is an expert in plant-based nutrition who specializes in teaching people how to harness the healing power of foods to prevent and reverse disease, feel great, look younger, and live longer.

In 2009, Dr. Woolbright joined Whole Foods Market to help create and implement the company’s signature healthy eating program, blending science and evidence-based recommendations with a back-to-basics approach.

In this episode we talk about…

  • The difference between rural and urban poverty and farming
  • Nourishing our bodies and making healthy eating equitable
  • Getting rid of biases and stereotyping in health education spaces
  • The importance of nutrition education
  • How to break through the barriers of food accessibility

Resources:

  • Dr. Akua Woolbright’s email: akua.woolbright@wholefoods.com

Balanced Black Girl Partners:

This episode is sponsored by Cantu Beauty.

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74 | Nourishing Our Bodies and Making Healthy Eating Equitable with Dr. Akua Woolbright

74 | Nourishing Our Bodies and Making Healthy Eating Equitable with Dr. Akua Woolbright

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