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Food for Thought [videorecording]: Global and Local Strategies for Healthy Eating

[presented by] the University of Virginia School of Medicine
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Michael P. Timko, Ph.D. (Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia) discussed food, diet, and nutrition as a lifestyle and addressed the controversial topics concerning genetic engineering of foods, the safe consumption of animals raised on genetically modifed feed and cloned animals, organic versus commercially grown foods, and functional foods and the science of nutrigenomics. Timothy Beatley, Ph.D. (Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, University of Virginia) entitled his talk, "The Power of Food: Towards a Sustainable Food System" and addressed the disconnect that Americans and the West have with who grows our food. Beatley also outlined and discussed the "Elements of a healthier, community food system" and presented examples of current community supported agriculture programs and assessments (e.g. the "2005 San Francisco Food System Assessment," the Berkeley "Rethinking School Lunch, and the 100 Mile Diet).
Performers
Panelists: Michael P. Timko, Timothy Beatley, Marcia Day Childress
Release Date
2008
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Dr. Timothy Beatley's talk was titled: "The Power of Food: Towards a Sustainable Food System."
  • Learning Objectives: 1. Appreciate new ways of thinking about food, nutrition and the health of persons and their communities -- 2. Consider how Charlottesville/Albemarle (including UVA and the local medical/health community) could more fully localize its food systems.
  • The Medical Center Hour is produced by The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, University of Virginia School of Medicine. The Medical Center Hour's website is: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/him/mch.cfm.
  • "Medicine & Society in Conversation."
Variant Title
The power of food: towards a sustainable food system.
Series
Medical Center Hour
Series Statement
Medical center hour ; 1/23/08
Published
Charlottesville, Va. : The University, [Clinical Engineering, Media Production Services], c2008.
Related Resources
Watch online ACCESS TO GENERAL INFORMATION AND UPCOMING SCHEDULE ONLY 2005 San Francisco Food System Assessment Rethinking School Lunch 100 Mile Diet
Description
1 videodisc (60 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + script.
DVD.
Technical Details
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