Author: Rachel Otter

CWN publishes nutrition research in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences

Research by the Center for Wellness and Nutrition, a program of the Public Health Institute, with colleagues from the University of California, Davis, and four universities in the Southeast, was recently published in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences. The findings show that low-income residents of eight Southeast states, where obesity… Read more »

Wellness Matters! September 2020

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! September 2020 In this issue: Research published in the Journal of Nutrition Science September is National Childhood Obesity Month Southeast Regional Office SNAP-Ed Best Practices: Farm to School webinar recap CWN and PHI’s collaboration in contact tracing Advocacy Matters Upcoming events

Wellness Matters! July 2020

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! July 2020 In this issue: Dr. Celeste Doerr’s SNAP-Ed PSE Interventions & Caregivers’ Dietary Behaviors study published in JNEB Staff Highlight: Welcome, Jill! Nature is needed in the time of COVID-19 CWN offers virtual PhotoVoice training Farmers Market Initiative 2020 Events and annoucements

Join Us for a Wellness Wednesday Webinar

The Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) is excited to announce a mini webinar to highlight its newest resource, the Community Engagement Toolkit – a Participatory Action Approach to Health Equity and Justice. This toolkit showcases a set of activities to guide groups through a participatory action-focused process that explores… Read more »

In the name of social justice, food security and human dignity

Statement from Director Amy DeLisio on behalf of the Center for Wellness and Nutrition The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin, Fred Hampton, Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, and countless other African Americans speak to the deeply embedded racism and… Read more »

Wellness Matters! April 2020

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! April 2020 In this issue: Farmers markets remain open and new guidelines implemented to keep vendors and customers safe and healthy at markets; Food distribution information for California school communities; Know the difference between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation; and Sacramento County drive-thru COVID-19 tests