Journal Club 1: The Importance of Including Environmental Sustainability in Dietary Guidance

Recorded on 2/25/2019

About the Webinar

This webinar will describe the recent position paper by SNEB on the importance of including environmental sustainability in dietary guidance, including the rationale for this position and the associated recommendations for policy, practice, and research. The paper will also be discussed in the context of recent developments in the fields of sustainability and nutrition, including the EAT-Lancet's commission paper, the new Canadian food guide, and the presenter's own research on the carbon footprint of the U.S. diet.

Related JNEB article

About the Presenter

Diego Rose, PhD, MPH, RD, Tulane University
Donald "Diego" Rose is Professor and Director of Nutrition at Tulane University's School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine. He has training in nutritional sciences (BS), public health (MPH) and agricultural economics (PhD). He started his career as a local agency WIC nutritionist in rural California, and has led research on food security and the impacts of nutrition assistance programs at USDA's Economic Research Service. At Tulane, his research explores the social and economic side of nutrition problems, with a focus on food security, the food environment, and the environmental impacts of dietary choices. He also teaches graduate courses in nutrition assessment and food and nutrition policy.

Education Benefits

Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following:

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies
Agricultural Production and Food Systems
Food and Nutrition Policy
Nutrition Education and Research Methods

CDR Performance Indicators

3.2.1, 3.2.7, 12.2.1, 12.3.5

CDR Learning Need Codes
1080, 4030, 4070