TABLETALK

Join us as we have important conversations with guests about childhood hunger, food insecurity and other topics that can inspire discussion with your family

TABLE TALKS

Talking About Social Issues with the Uninformed

Originally written by Derrick Feldmann, lead researcher at Cause and Social Influence

My father always said to avoid controversial subjects like religion at the dinner table. He meant to warn us about introducing potentially divisive topics into an otherwise pleasant evening. Today, though, with social media, a twenty-four-hour news cycle, and cell phones at many dinner tables, social issues have become part of the daily fabric of life.

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What is Malnutrition?

Originally written by Esther Ellis, MS, RDN, LDN with Eat Right, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionists are working hard to improve the speed and accuracy of malnutrition diagnosis and nutrition interventions in health care. Malnutrition is a physical state of unbalanced nutrition. It can mean undernutrition or overnutrition.

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What Is Lunch Shaming and How Accessibility to Lunch Impacts Student Learning

Originally written by experts at School of Education Online

What is lunch shaming? Imagine a high school cafeteria in which a student’s meal is taken away and thrown in the trash in front of his peers because his lunch account had an outstanding balance of $4.95. In another school, a student’s breakfast was thrown away due to a 30-cent debt. And one school denied a child breakfast even though the child’s mother told the school over the phone that she was on her way there to pay for it.

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The Table - Feed the Children

The table is where you gather to share meals, ideas and the events of your day. It's where you make plans and collaborate to achieve a common goal. Take what you’ve learned today and help a family who need food and essentials. We’ve saved you a seat at The Table.

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