With the objective of promoting nutritious food, the CEDEI Foundation has organized meetings with delegates from "The Food Trust," a nonprofit organization located in Philadelphia (USA). The meetings will take place over the course of this week and will include the participation of representatives from various public and private institutions in Cuenca.
The Food Trust is a nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia, recognized in the United States for its achievements in the area of public health. This occasion will be attended by Dr. Sandy Sherman, Director of Nutrition Education, and Bill McKinney, Director of Research and Evaluation for The Food Trust, who come to share their experience in the field of nutrition.
The meetings will address various topics such as: Implementing educational initiatives for healthy eating; reduction of excess weight and obesity in the population; and resolving the economic and diffusion differences between the US and Ecuador in order to introduce a nutritional plan, among others.