Health Care for All

Alex Vuocolo

Grid Magazine

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Stewart attributes her turnaround to the Adult Senior Nutrition Education Program, which is funded by the state and run by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships.  

For the last five years, the program has sent registered dieticians into West and Southwest Philadelphia communities to teach residents about nutrition. The classes range from cooking demonstrations to discussions about how to read labels and diversify your grocery list.

The strength of the program is in how it brings the classes into the communities where the information is needed most, according to Michelle Faulkner, director of the program.

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