One in three of us will get cancer. But you can try to prevent that with tips, programs and policies below.
HEALTHY FOOD SYSTEMS
Fruits and vegetables in your supermarket are often harvested too early because they are grown hundreds of miles away. You might get tastier, more nutritious produce if it's local, in-season and ripened on the vine.
- Affordable, local, healthy, sustainable food for all (Local Food Action Initiative Resolution), 2008, Seattle, WA
- First U.S. city to sign Cool Foods Pledge to buy local, organic (Sustainable Food Commitment), Santa Monica, CA, 2008