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United Nations

Sustainable Diet

United Nations via Independent

Overview

Be a part of the sustainable food revolution! Learn how your food habits and daily choices are affecting your health and that of the planet. Gain the skills and knowledge to make your diet more healthy and sustainable. After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Explain what is at stake: how your food choices affect your health and the environment?
  • Make better food choices that consider both human and planetary well-being
  • Identify ways in which changing your diet makes a positive impact
  • Develop a personal sustainable and healthy diet plan or project

The course will help you take action to counter climate change and lead a sustainable and healthy lifestyle!

 

Syllabus

Our Choices Matter

How the way we consume and produce food affects our health and the planet.

 

  1. Good Farming

Why should we pay attention to framing methods?

 

  1. Buying Food Locally

Why should we care where our food comes from?

 

  1. Is Processed Food Bad?

Is processed food always unhealthy?

 

  1. Reducing Plastic and Packaging

When is packaging necessary, when and how can it be avoided?

 

  1. Reading the Labels

How to get the right information for a better food choice?

 

  1. Changing the Way We Eat

How to change eating habits for a healthier, sustainable lifestyle?

 

My Plate, My Choice

What will you do to improve your health and that of the planet?

 

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Reviews

4.8 rating, based on 4 reviews

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  • Pat Bowden completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    A short course that includes videos and activities such as match the pairs of statements. It addresses healthy and sustainable eating by recommending more plant-based food and less meat (or no meat). Guidelines and some recipes are provided, plus links to some helpful websites. Learners are taught to think about where their food is produced and choose local, in season foods where possible. No foods are banned, although limiting intake of sugar, salt, and fat is recommended. How to reduce waste (of both food and packaging) is discussed.

    Plenty of relevant information packed into a compact course!
  • Anthonyjohnson completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Thanks for given opportunity to participate this Learning Course.. it is very important to every one to follow a sustainable Diet course for better living which helps to maintains our Immune system and
    healthy living life. also it helps us to minimize our health related problems such as Alzheimers and Memory loss problems. it also helps to keep a greener environment protection by minimizing the emissions. by reading and hearing these articles i have learned a very useful information for Human
    Good will living and Sustainable Diet.
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    Augustine Eze

    Augustine Eze completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    Sustainable diets are protective and respectful of biodiversity and ecosystems, culturally acceptable, economically fair and affordable, nutritionally adequate, safe, and healthy, while optimizing natural and human resources.
  • Maya Barkin

    Maya Barkin completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    I had an idea of what a sustainable diet looked like but gained new insights. This course reinforced my desire to make a change and lead a more sustainable lifestyle.

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