Feeding the Hungry with Dr. Chimene Castor

Feeding the Hungry with Dr. Chimene Castor

This week’s theme: Feeding the Hungry

When a child is hungry, they cannot reach their full potential because their physical and cognitive development is hindered by a lack of essential nutrients. Ensuring proper nutrition is crucial in addressing both health and hunger, as it provides the foundation for a child’s growth and development. Our guest expert’s goal is feeding the hungry, believing that through this effort, she can take care of the world and improve the nutritional health of our world’s children.

Additionally, improving the health of women has a profound impact on the health of families, communities, and nations. When women’s health is prioritized, they are better able to care for their children and families, leading to healthier and more stable households. Healthy women also play a critical role in influencing other women and children within their communities, creating a ripple effect that promotes overall well-being. By focusing on women’s health, we can drive significant positive changes that extend beyond individuals to benefit society as a whole.

From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success

This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire.  Today we talk about the role of nutrition in addressing community health and hunger.

Dr. Chimene Castor

Dr. Chimène Castor, PhD, EdD, MS, RDN, LDN, CHES, FAND, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Howard University. She holds a Doctorate in Nutrition from Howard University and a Doctorate in Health Education from Columbia University. Dr. Castor boasts extensive international experience, having participated in health programs across South Africa, Kenya, Jamaica, Haiti, Tobago, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Senegal, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she facilitated medical nutrition therapy.

Dr. Castor is the founder of Completed Nutrition Therapy and Counseling and the owner of The Julio Rameaux Farm. As a beginning farmer, her professional credentials include being a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), and a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND).

Connect with Dr. Chimene:

Website: Complete Nutrition Therapy and Counseling

Social Accounts:
LinkedIn: Chimene Castor, Ph.D, Ed.D

Quote of the Day:

“There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not everyone’s greed.” ~Mahatma Ghandi


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