ACHA COOK-OFF 2017 Features: The CORN
Is CORN a HEALTHY food ?
Food, Culture and Community Nutritionist Ms. Vicky will be on hand to present information on: The History of Domestication of Maize Africa’s Encounter with this New World Crop: Maize and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Maize and the African Diaspora Nutrition Info and Health Benefits of Corn Good and Bad Sources of Corn Healthy Corn Recipes
Vicky Brooks-Johnson is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who has been involved in several community based health and wellness programs and initiatives since 2010. She is a strong advocate and support for individuals, families and communities working to create lifestyle balance and optimal health. Vicky is a former ACHA parent.
Also known as maize (taken from its biological name Zea mays) is one of the most popular cereal grains in the world. It is the seed of a plant from the grass family native to Central America but is now grown in countless varieties