What we eat and how we produce that food have significant effects on human health and the sustainability of our planet. But what is a ‘sustainable’ diet? A sustainable diet, as defined by the FAO, promotes health and well-being and provides food security for the present population while sustaining human and natural resources for future generations. This short course looks at the urgent need to address the sustainability of our food systems, including better understanding the complex relationship between diet and climate change. We’ll explore current research on dietary shifts needed in high, middle, and low-income countries to achieve both sustainability and food security goals and discuss evidence-based strategies to promote sustainable diets.
Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable DietsJohns Hopkins University
About this Course
What you will learn
What is food system sustainability and resilience?
What is a "sustainable" diet - and why does it matter?
How can we make our food system more sustainable?
Skills you will gain
- Climate Change
Brent KimResearch Program Manager, Food Production and Public Health Program
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Food Systems Sustainability and Public Health
Sustainable Diets and Climate Change
Strategies for Advancing Sustainable Diets
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PUBLIC HEALTH PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABLE DIETS
I learned so may things from this course which can be applied in the practical world. it's these kinds of courses that should be taught in school/university to reach the wider community. Many thanks,
Very beneficial and inspiring contents for people who are interested in sustainable diet!
If you are interested in food systems and public health then take this course.
Just the right amount of breadth and depth for a short course on this very complex subject.
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