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Free

30mins

CHANGING BEHAVIOUR: FROM POLICY TO TABLE

Where are we now? Sustainability gaps in the UK and EU

Dr Rosemary Green

CHANGING BEHAVIOUR: FROM POLICY TO TABLE

Where are we now? Sustainability gaps in the UK and EU

Dr Rosemary Green

R

Free

4hour 20mins

Open to tutors, students and all health professionals across the UK, Ireland and Europe
Session Outlines and Learning Objectives
The lecture will cover:
  • Current diets in the UK and EU, and challenges for meeting climate and health targets
  • The biggest sustainability issues with our current diets
  • What diets might look like in the future if we continue on this track
  • The future challenges for our diets

Watch this webinar to:

Gain a clear understanding of:

  • Current levels of sustainability in UK and EU diets
  • Possible co-benefits and trade-offs for different measures of environmental impact
  • The complexity of our food systems and the sources of our food

Be aware of:

  • Foods with the most detrimental impacts on the environment
  • Current trends in diets and how these may continue in future
  • Potential opportunities for improving both the health and sustainability of diets

Be able to:

  • Design diets that incorporate sustainability as well as health
  • Assess environmental impacts of foods that go beyond carbon footprints
  • Consider behavioural changes for different populations that would bring diets closer to environmental and health targets

Please note, webinars are not intended to be used by non-medically qualified individuals or as a substitute for, or basis for any medical treatment.

Melissa Mogor

Guest speaker

Dr Rosemary Green
Associate Professor in Sustainability, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

The focus of Dr Rosemary Greens work is on the links between nutrition, environment and health, and in particular sustainable diets and food systems. In 2020 Dr Green was on the scientific panel for the UK Climate Assembly which reported back to the UK government with policy recommendations for reaching net zero by 2050.

Melissa Mogor

Chair

Professor Ian Rowland
Emeritus Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Reading

Professor Ian Rowland is Emeritus Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Reading. Prior to joining the University of Reading in 2007 as the Hugh Sinclair Professor of Human Nutrition, Ian was head of nutrition at Ulster University. He holds a BSc and PhD in microbiology from University College London and an honorary doctorate from Gent University for work on nutrition and cancer. His main research area is the impact of plant-based eating and phytochemicals on health, particularly cancer and cardiovascular disease. He has published over 400 papers.

Melissa Mogor

Chair

Dr Gemma Newman
GP, Plant Power Doctor 

Dr Gemma Newman is the Senior Partner at a family medical practice where she has worked for 12 years. She studied at UWCM and has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery and rehabilitation medicine. She gained additional qualifications in gynaecology, family planning and General Practice. She is a founding member and ambassador for PBHPUK and a member of BSLM.
Dr Newman has a specialist interest in holistic health, plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine. She has contributed content on the topic of Diabetes for the Winchester University Plant Based Nutrition Course, and has written a chapter for the first edition of ‘A prescription for Healthy Living, a guide to Lifestyle Medicine’ a textbook for Clinicians published by Elsevier Academic Press.
As a broadcaster she has been featured on ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Sunrise as well as BBC Radio. She has contributed to articles for magazines including Glamour, Zest and Health magazine, and was featured in The Daily Telegraph for her work in plant-based nutrition. She is also host of the popular podcast by Holland and Barratt ‘The Wellness Edit’ podcast. Dr Gemma has written an accessible and friendly step by step guide to plant based living called ‘The Plant Power Doctor; a simple prescription for a healthier you’, which is a simple ‘why’ and ‘how’ sharing the benefits of plants for your health and the planet.

View Dr Rosemary Green’s talk (30 mins CPD)

Part of the symposium series:

CHANGING BEHAVIOUR: FROM POLICY TO TABLE

Moving the Dial towards Healthy Sustainable Diets

CPD CERTIFICATE & LEARNING MATERIALS

This webinar has been approved for CPD by the AfN​
CPD certificates will be issued based on length of time attended

 

This symposium has been kindly supported by Alpro FoundationAlpro Foundation 25 years

About Alpro Foundation
Alpro Foundation is an independent non-profit organisation that was founded in 1996 in order to support scientific research into nutrition and to promote knowledge and awareness of plant-based nutrition, health and sustainability. Various resources for academics, health professionals and students can be found on their website.

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