CheKenna Fletcher knows it can be challenging for people with diabetes to manage their nutrition. She’s seen her own parents struggle with making the right food choices while dealing with the condition. Today she’s studying agricultural bioscience at Tennessee State University, in part so she can develop foods that might help individuals like them. The Lebanon native hopes to pursue a master’s degree in public health after completing her undergraduate studies. She’s also interested in developing dietary educational opportunities for the community. “I’d like to work in a lab and go out and teach others about food science and healthy eating,” she says. “Whenever you go to the doctor, the one thing they tell you is, ‘Work on eating better.’ […]
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