By: Nancy E. Roman, President & CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank
That guy in the cool uniform making tacos is Vivek Murthy.
If you don’t know Vivek, it so happens he’s the Surgeon General of the United States, and he has some strong thoughts about food. “What demands attention,” he says unequivocally, “is a fundamental building block of health that many are lacking: food.”
In his mind, good food matters as much to health as new medications, new technologies, expanded insurance or improved quality of care.
By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN)
This spring, the President’s Council is proud to launch a brand new version of the PALA+ program on SuperTracker, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s free online food and activity tracking tool. It furthers the program’s mission to help Americans of all ages and abilities move towards the latest recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and Dietary Guidelines for Americans.