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Climate, Food, and Health; Reshma Shah, MD

Dr. Reshma Shah is a board-certified pediatrician and co-author of the award-winning book, Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Shah serves as an instructor for Stanford's Healthy Living Program, oversees the nutrition curriculum for the Stanford University Pediatric Integrative Medicine Fellowship, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric's Council on Environmental Health and Climate Change. She has received teaching awards from Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and from Stanford University School of Medicine. She has additional training and certification in plant-based nutrition and cooking as well as in climate change, health, and sustainable diets. 

Title of Talk: Climate, Food, and Health

Abstract: Shifting towards a plant-based diet is a key solution for improved health outcomes, mitigating climate change, and creating a more just and equitable society. This presentation will describe food's impact on climate and the importance of plant-based diets as a pivotal part of the solution in addressing the climate crisis. The health impacts of plant-based diets will be defined, and tangible, actionable steps that can be implemented at a personal, community, and institutional level will be shared. 

 

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Meeting ID: 850 2690 3595

 

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event