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
Good, concise, effective information. Great lectures and data presentation. Thanks!
The material was excellent. It is clear that a great idea of thought and effort went into the preparation of the course.
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,
Great course that everyone should be taking. It really highlights the effects of food on the environment and what methods we can do to prevent and combat climate change. I love the course
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