Educational Resources/References Around Sustainable & Regenerative Food Systems (updated Jan 2024)
REFERENCES: CONNECTIONS BETWEEN SUSTAINABLE DIETS/FOOD SYSTEMS, CLIMATE CHANGE, ENV’T & HUMAN HEALTH
Research about “sustainable diets” and connecting our food and agriculture system to climate change and environmental degradation and human health.
The case for the effects of organic/regenerative agriculture/agroecology on soil health, environment/climate and human health (including human gut microbiome)
The below is a body of evidence around the Impacts of Industrial Animal Agriculture’ on environment and climate change & the benefits of more Plant-forward eating patterns on human and planetary health
REFERENCES: ROLES FOR DIETITIANS/NUTRITION PROFESSIONALS/HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS FOR IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABLE DIETS/FOOD SYSTEMS
Papers highlighting the role of Dietitians/Nutrition Professionals/Healthcare Providers in food system transformation
Making the case for “Better Meat” and human animal agriculture
These organizations are treasure troves of information, free resources, reports and learning opportunities. If you want to start somewhere, I recommend checking out World Wildlife Fund, World Resources Institute, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Healthcare without Harm, and Heal Food Alliance.
Making the case for Sustainable Seafood & Regenerative Ocean Agriculture
These are consumer-friendly articles about sustainable food systems and diets that are from well-respected institutions and have solid references to back up claims.
Research on the Impact of Pesticides on Human Health
Research on the Impact of Pesticides on The Environment
Reserach on the Benefits of Organic/Regenerative Agriculture on both Soil Health and Human Health
Research around the impact of pesticides on both humans and enviroment
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