Food Politics, Responsibility a Education with Andy Bellatti – PTP153

In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast we talk to Andy Bellatti, MS, RD about food politics, responsibility and education. Andy is a Las Vegas-based dietitian and health coach with a plant-centric, whole-food focus. He takes an interest in food politics, deceptive food marketing, and food justice. Andy’s work has been published in Grist, The Huffington Post, Today’s Dietitian, Food Safety News, Civil Eats, among others. Andy is a co-founder and strategic director of Dietitians For Professional Integrity, which is a group that advocates for ethical and socially responsible partnerships within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Andy Bellatti talks to us about some of the wins and challenges the Dietitians For Professional Integrity experience. We tackle food politics and strategize on how we can make a change in our schools, health conferences and hospitals. Andy shares his thoughts on the influences big food companies and their sponsorship of athletes and sporting events have on younger generations.   In this episode we discuss: Dietitians For Professional Integrity Success and challenges Sponsored athletes Making changes in schools Big Food sponsoring nutrition conferences… Educate our young ones to be advocates In-fighting among vegans How vegan advocates can shoot themselves in the foot Actionable tips to start with today   Links to things we mentioned: Andy Bellatti’s , , – Time by Marion Nestle and Michael Pollan               Don’t forget to contact us at  with your question for our “Hey Plant Trainers” segment!     Do you want to create lifelong healthy eating habits for you or your family? Are you looking to help prevent heart disease, cancer and chronic diseases? Are you looking for guidance with your plant-based nutrition? We can help. If you are serious about getting results, you may be eligible for a FREE 30-minute Skype or phone consultation, where we can help you with your goals NOW. Easily book your session .    Subscribe to Adam’s Journey by clicking .   We hope you enjoyed this podcast! Please take a moment and  – we would be grateful! This will help get our podcast out to others who may enjoy it. We promise to read your reviews and consider your feedback. This show is for you. Please subscribe to The Plant Trainers Podcast on ,  or  so you will know when we release a new episode. Now also available to ! Help us by spreading the news about our totally awesome Podcast!   Click for a list of our services

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