Monica Bhagwan. Nutrition Through A Trauma-Informed Lens
Before I began doing this podcast I never knew there were so many areas that required trauma-informed awareness. I certainly never thought that trauma-informed nutrition was something we needed. And of course, we do. I’m so glad that there are people like my guest out there doing this incredible work!
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Monica Bhagwan is a practitioner and thought-leader in applying an understanding of trauma and trauma-informed care to public health nutrition initiatives.
She currently serves as an educator and program manager at Leah’s Pantry, an innovative public health nutrition non-profit in California.
Leah’s Pantry creates resources, conducts community programs, and provides training to other nutrition professionals.
They are a leader in applying a trauma-informed lens to food and nutrition programs, an approach Monica initiated and co-leads.
She has a Masters Degree in Food Studies from New York University.
In This Episode
- Leah’s Pantry
- Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, Robert Wright
- Heavy: An American Memoir, Kiese Laymon