HHP faculty Dr. Daphne Hernandez's class on nutrition policy has been in the news recently for a $25 Food Stamp Challenge undertaken by students in the class. Students have to budget and the live for a week on a budget of $25, which is about the average weekly amount available for a single adult eligible for benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Below are images and media reports featuring the Food Stamp Challenge.
Dr. Daphne Hernandez
Dr. Hernandez is also participating in the week long challenge along with her students, she tweeted a pic of her purchases for the week.
KHOU 11 News Houston
KHOU 11's Mia Gradney featured Dr. Hernandez's class in a segment titled Health Wise. Click on the image below to watch the clip:
HHP student being interviewed by KHOU 11 News at the Gulfgate HEB in Houston.
ABC 13 News Houston
Click on the image below to watch ABC 13's coverage of Dr. Hernandez's class:
KUHF Houston Public Radio
Dr. Hernandez's class was featured on KUHF 88.7 Houston Public Radio's Morning Edition by David Pitman. You can listen to the segment below:
Read the article on the KUHF website
The Houston Chronicle
Below is a excerpt from the Chronicle:
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An excerpt from UH News:
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