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Antonia Demas, PhD is the founder of the Food Studies Institute. Dr. Demas has taught food studies in a variety of educational settings to people of diverse ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds. Dedicated to the improvement of the long-term health and education of children and their families, Dr. Demas has received national recognition for her research in food studies and for her food education curriculum, Food is Elementary©.

From Candy To Broccoli Food Literacy as an Educational Priority

From Candy To Broccoli Food Literacy as an Educational Priority

Our children are growing up in a world very different from the world that most adults experienced in their youth. In terms of food and nutrition, these differences are profound and have had and are continuing to have a major impact on our health and the health of the planet. It is important to recognize the implications of these changes from a public health, environmental, and educational perspective.


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We’ve partnered with renowned online education provider eCornell, to offer a revolutionary program to help you understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. Hear what people are saying.

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