Finding Good Food Close to Home

Minneapolis is one of the most livable cities in the country, yet many residents lack easy access to healthy food — SPH is changing that picture.

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Reclaiming food as the basis for health

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health is a food research and education powerhouse. For 75 years, we have broken new ground in discovering how we eat, why we eat, what we eat, and the consequences of these actions.

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People eating a meal together

Family Meals Benefit Parents, Too

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Michael Osterholm

Osterholm Named U.S. Science Envoy

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Developing Tools for Better Nutrition

As part of her Public Health Nutrition MPH program, Nicole Chimbetete created a 5-week cooking class that she taught to 14 to 18 year olds at a local youth organization. Nicole also works at the Minnesota Department of Health assessing the real-time feasibility of various nutrition interventions.

“It’s clear to me that nutrition-related issues are rooted in the homes and communities of those we serve. This program allows me to combine my interests and values in my work,” she says.

Curious about our Public Health Nutrition program?

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Nicole Chimbetete

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