Overview: The Agriculture & Food Systems Institute presented at the Nutrition Impact Summit, organized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Summit brought together an extraordinary group of diverse leaders for a rare opportunity to spend three days focusing on collaborative action, with this central question driving our work: How might we accelerate progress toward good health and wellbeing for all people through collaboration across food, wellness and health care systems?  The Summit provided an opportunity for participants to make new connections, strengthen relationships with peers, share ideas for innovation across different parts of the system and find new ways to work together.

Program: The focus of the Summit was identifying opportunities to connect strengths, build on successes and commit to action around solutions. The Summit featured presentations on:

  • Sustainable Nutrition Security
  • New Perspectives on International Collaboration
  • Transforming Health Centers
  • Innovation and Opportunity in the Kitchen and in Culinary Education
  • Nutrition Advice to Sustain the Plant
  • Address Hunger as a Health Issue
  • The Internet of Things’ Profound Impact on the Future of Nutrition
  • Scientific Wellness: A Vision for Personalized Nutrition in the Future
  • Culinary Medicine
  • The Role of the Right Data in Scaling Impact
  • Mindset Change: The Secret Ingredient for Scaling Innovation

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