Sister to Sister Showcases Heart-Healthy Lunches at the World Bank

James and Irene Pollin | Mary Bird

Sister Foundation co-hosted an international heart-healthy luncheon at the World Bank with the Embassy of Hungary and the Royal Danish Embassy on Sept. 13. Founded by Irene Pollin in 1999, Sister to Sister has pioneered in enlightening women to the risks of heart disease and its link with obesity. Throughout the week, executive chefs from the embassies of Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Sweden and Thailand offered healthful preparations of their national specialties to promote heart-healthy nutrition in the workplace. Luncheon speakers included Dr. Esther Brimmer of the Department of State, Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian of Harvard and JoAnne Foody of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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