Nutrition Education

Meet Dr. Akua! 

Let's Talk Food is Whole Cities Foundation’s signature nutrition program led by Dr. Akua Woolbright. With a Ph.D. in Nutritional Science and an MA in Sociology, Akua brings a wide lens on individual and societal health issues to the Whole Cities Foundation. Her hands-on experience as a public health nutritionist includes serving as Breastfeeding Program Coordinator for the Washington, DC Department of Health; as an HIV/AIDS nutritionist and researcher at Howard University Hospital; and as a cooking instructor for The Cancer Project. 


Let's Talk Food Nutrition Program

Aligned with Whole Foods Market’s Four Pillars of Healthy Eating, Let's Talk Food offers a series of free classes in Detroit, Chicago, and Newark.

Class topics include:

  • Foods for a Healthy Mood 
  • Probiotics 
  • Help! I Can’t Boil Water (Cooking 101) 
  • Stop Dieting, Start Eating 
  • Where Will I Get My Protein? 

Get inspired for how to start your healthy eating journey

Can't make a class? Try these healthy recipes at home!