Sponsored Satellite Program: Eating to Protect Our Health and Our Planet
How to Achieve Sustainable Healthy Eating in Practice? (Sponsored Satellite Program)
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
9:15 AM – 9:35 AM EDT
Transforming our food systems to ensure a sustainable future will require a transformation of our food consumption and waste patterns. Using the recommendations for action for the implementation of sustainable healthy diets from the FAO/WHO “Sustainable healthy diets – Guiding principles” report as a framework, this presentation will provide an overview of the policy- and consumer-level strategies that are needed to support sustainable healthy eating as well as the key opportunities and challenges to achieving sustainable healthy eating in practice. A practical example of a consumer-level strategy will also be presented. Weeknight Supper Savers, is a community-based program, funded by Danone Institute North America One Planet. One Health. Initiative, which aims to increase intake of fruits and vegetables and reduce household food waste.
Describe policy- and consumer-level strategies that can support sustainable healthy eating.
Identify key opportunities and challenges to achieving sustainable healthy eating in practice.