High housing costs in San Francisco are affecting restaurant workers and chefs, which eventually impacts the restaurants as well. Read this article to learn more about the workers’ and owners’ perspectives and experiences.
Thank you, Code for America, for not only making the CalFresh Food enrollment process easier, but also for gathering and sharing the stories behind the numbers. “After taxes, insurance, union dues, and retirement contributions, I only take home $1,020 every two weeks. My rent is $1,200. I have worked all my life, never been unemployed, […]
Quick read on why NOT to compliment people on weight loss. Let’s re-focus on healthy behaviors and supportive relationships, not weight! Read the 7 reasons.
Pressure Cooker is a new book based on research that examines the pressures faced by moms across America to feed their kids the “right” way. The authors argue that unrealistic expectations, inequalities, and the challenging realities mothers experience need to be addressed in order to truly nourish and improve the health of our kids. “[This […]
Powerful (and unsurprising) research shows that if we want to eradicate hunger, we must address racism/discrimination. The Philadelphia study found that people who experience daily discrimination are nearly TWICE as likely to struggle with hunger. Chilton, who co-authored the research, shared that “If we are just fighting to strengthen SNAP [formerly food stamps], or for […]
Have any of you listened to the podcast Food Pysch? What are your thoughts on dieting? Food Pysch takes more of an anti-dieting stance, suggesting that dieting may do more harm than good for our health. Per Isabel Foxen Duke, a diet critic referenced in the podcast, “Anytime you’re eating something while telling yourself you’re […]