Healthy Eating and Wellness Education

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. 

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 where participants explore a wide range of wellness topics. 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? 

Current Let's Talk Food class schedules: 

Englewood 
Newark 
Detroit 

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