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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…

Sustainable Diets: National Academy of Sciences Panel (Proceedings)

Proceedings of Workshop, August 2018 On August 1 and 2, 2018, the Food Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC, on sustainable diets, food, and nutrition. The workshop objectives were to review current and emerging knowledge on the concept of sustainable diets within the field of food and nutrition; explore sustainable diets and relevant impacts for cross-sector partnerships, policy, and research; and discuss how sustainable diets influence dietary patterns, the…

The state of America’s wasted food: Opportunities to make a difference

State of America’s Food Waste Academic White Paper Download the paper here. America is wasting nearly 40% of all the food it grows, and this is having major social, economic, and environmental impacts.  I wrote this white paper with Dr. Katie Brown to not only highlight the major issues, but also to provide actionable solutions to reduce our overall waste. 

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