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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…

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…

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