“Love food that loves you back”

DOROTHY HOLTERMANN

Materials for Parents

What should be sitting on you plate and why?

Please check out Environmental Working Group’s (EWG’s) Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce:

Why should we be eating more whole grains, legumes, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and fibre?

Please read the systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 published in one of the oldest peer-review British medical journals, The Lancet, on:

Health effects of dietary risks in 195 countries, 1990–2017 Published:April 03, 2019 

  • Globally in 2017, 1 in 5 deaths were associated not by what people are eating but rather what they are NOT eating: whole grains, legumins, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds.
  • Globally, one in five deaths (11 million deaths) in 2017 were associated with poor diet, with cardiovascular disease being the biggest contributor, followed by cancers and type 2 diabetes.
  • Largest shortfalls in global consumption were seen for foods such as nuts and seeds, milk, and whole grains, while sugary drinks, processed meat and sodium were overeaten.
  • The largest number of diet-related deaths were associated with eating too much sodium, not enough whole grains and not enough fruits.
  • Across all 15 dietary factors, more deaths were associated with not eating enough healthy foods compared with eating too many unhealthy foods.

Materials for Schools

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