Healthy People, Healthy Planet: A Flexitarian Approach to Sustainable Healthy Diets
This continuing education course provides an overview of the EAT-Lancet Commission’s planetary health diet, a largely plant-based flexitarian diet; discusses the principles of a flexitarian diet; describes the nutritional advantages of a flexitarian diet; examines the health and environmental benefits of a flexitarian diet; and provides strategies RDNs can use when counseling their clients on implementing a flexitarian diet.
This course is complimentary through 1/31/23 thanks to the support of our sponsor, Danone North America.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Identify the key components of the planetary health diet, a largely plant-based flexitarian diet.
- Describe the nutritional advantages of a flexitarian diet.
- Explain the health benefits of adopting a flexitarian diet.
- Discuss how a flexitarian diet contributes to reducing environmental impacts of the global food system.
Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RDN, LD, is a food and nutrition consultant, writer, and speaker with expertise in environmental nutrition, community food security and food justice, food and nutrition policy, and sustainable food systems who lives in Bogotá, Colombia. She is also a column editor for the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. Her personal website is: www.sustainablerdn.com, and she maintains a blog at: sustainable-rdn.com.
Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RDN, LD, has the following relevant disclosure to report: she has received honorarium from Danone North America. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
This complimentary continuing education course is brought to you with support from Danone North America. Danone North America is a purpose-driven company and an industry leader in the food and beverage category. As a Certified B Corporation®, Danone North America is committed to the creation of both economic and social value, while nurturing natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. Our strong portfolio of brands includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, evian®, Happy Family® Organics, Horizon® Organic, International Delight®, Light + Fit®, Oikos®, Silk®, So Delicious® Dairy Free, STōK®, Two Good™, Wallaby® Organic, and YoCrunch®. With more than 6,000 employees and 14 production locations across the U.S. and Canada, Danone North America’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Tango Communications was approved by the CDR to offer 2.0 CPEUs for this activity.
- 2.00 CDR