Nutrition and the Environment

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Nutrition and the Environment Reducing the carbon footprint of keeping you fed I. What you can do to help the environment A. Eating the environment B. Lessening environmental impact B.1. Resource use is related more to lifestyle than population B.2. US 6% of world’s population, uses 30% of resource… II. Eat locally produced food reduces energy cost III. Social and econ benefits: LOCAL A. Local economies B. Rural communities C. Diversified agriculture C.1. Creates more markets C.2. Know your producer D. Local food, better nutrition D.1. Fresher food, better quality D.2. Higher nutrient, phytonutrient content D.3. Improved dietary variety E. Local eating is seasonal eating F. Possible exceptions to local eating F.1. Highly concentrated foods F.2. Tropical foods in moderation G. Access to local food G.1. Not supermarkets G.2. Farmers markets G.3. Food co-ops G.4. Community supported agriculture H. Your garden H.1. Ultimate local food H.2. Access to best quality and freshness H.3. Easy to get IV. Sustainable agriculture
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course NUTRI 132 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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