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New Zealand Government promotes sustainable diets for personal and planetary health.

New Zealand's Ministry of Health has released a new guide focused on "Sustainability and the Health Sector". This guide highlights ways the food and health sector can make changes to improve the quality of personal and planetary health. The aim of this guide is to support and encourage the New Zealand health sector to take an active role in implementing sustainability as an integral part of its practice. " Pollution of air, soils and waterways, along with sedentary lifestyles, negatively…

Talking SDG 2: Zero Hunger on Wellington Access Radio

Chris Vogliano MS, RD of Forward Eating was featured on Wellington Access Radio alongside registered nutritionist Emmeline Haymes and past-president of the United Nations Association, Joy Dunsheath. This radio hour focused on Sustainable Development Goal #2, Zero Hunger. During this hour we discuss the challenges and opportunities around SDG 2 both in developed and developing countries. SDG #2 - Educating for Social Change

Oregon dietitians educate policy makers on food waste reduction

Every other year, the Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts Oregon Legislative Day, where RDNs, NDTRs and dietetic interns across Oregon are invited to meet at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, OR meet with their legislators, communicate the role of RDN/NDTRs and advocate for nutrition-related policy. RDNs advocating for sustainable food systems Using their power in numbers, nutritionists from all over the state congregate for an educational session around public policy and the opportunity to meet with their…

Palm oil is killing the planet. Here’s how you help.

You're likely not reaching for palm oil when making your favorite meal, but you'd be surprised how often we use it in our everyday lives. Palm oil is found in a wide variety of products we use everyday. Goods such as instant noodles, ice cream and even laundry detergent contain palm oil. It's a ubiquitous line item on the list of many ingredient lists. But what is palm oil? Is it healthy for us? Is it okay for the planet?…

The Sustainable Plate – Free Infographic

Eating foods that are healthy for us and for the environment is essential if we want to feed the future sustainably. This free 'Sustainable Plate' infographic is a simple way to visualize the global warming potential (GWP) of foods we regularly eat. Feel free to pass this resource along to a friend, client, or even print a copy off for your fridge! Loading... FREE Download

Watch for these top 4 food trends in 2019

2019 is a big year for sustainable foods, and these trends could not be more fitting. Our food system is caught in the middle of numerous environmental catastrophes. Plastic pollution is suffocating the oceans, rain forests are being destroyed to grow more food, and people are less healthy than ever. See it to believe it.Check out Brazil's deforestation first hand! (zoom out for scale) Our food system is in need of an extreme makeover. Top 4 food trends to watch for in 2019 1) Plant Based Meals…

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