Sustainable Eating

Sustainable Eating Free

By Marley Spoon
4 Lessons
4.7
(23 reviews)

Learn how to eat sustainably by understanding the carbon footprint of different food products, getting tips for how to replace meat in your diet and still get all the relevant nutrients. Learn about the benefits of eating seasonal and locally produced food, and what to look out for when choosing your food.

From the author:Unlocking a healthy and sustainable food future It’s widely agreed that our current food system is not sustainable. Developed by Marley Spoon, this course is aimed at exploring how simple it is to change our eating habits for our own health, for the sake of the environment and fundamentally, for a brighter future. In four micro-lessons, understand the carbon footprint of your food, get tips on how to replace meat whilst still getting all essential nutrients, and uncover the benefits of eating locally and seasonally.

What you will learn

  • How to choose sustainable food products
  • Understanding the carbon footprint of your food
  • How and why to eat seasonal food
  • Benefits of locally grown food and what to look out for
  • How to replace meat in your diet

Sustainable Eating course excerpts

Sustainable Food Products

Learn about how to make more sustainable choices with food products.
Sustainable Eating Course - Lesson Excerpt

Sustainable Food Products

Understanding Where Your Food Comes From

Learn why it is important to know where your food comes from.
Sustainable Eating Course - Lesson Excerpt

Where does your food come from?

There are few cases when eating locally grown food has HIGHER carbon footprint than eating imported food, like if you are in a country where the weather dictates that the food has to be grown in greenhouses.

Replacing Meat Products In Your Diet

How to replace meat products in your diet and get enough protein and iron, whether you are vegetarian or vegan.
Sustainable Eating Course - Lesson Excerpt

How to replace meat...

Select plant-based complete sources of protein

Iron Vegans need 33mg of iron daily, as they are not eating any animal products

Replacing Meat Products In Your Diet

Eating citrus fruit together with plant-based iron sources helps the body to absorb the plant-based iron better

Replacing Meat Products In Your Diet

Seasonal Food

What are the benefits of eating seasonal food?
Sustainable Eating Course - Lesson Excerpt

Why we should eat seasonal food

There are few exceptions though, e.g. sweet potatoes are best eaten quite a while after harvest

Seasonal Food

Sustainable Eating Course Author

Marley SpoonMarley Spoon's meal kit answers that recurring question, "What are we having for dinner tonight?". Every week customers select online which recipes they want to cook. Marley Spoon delivers fresh ingredients in just the right quantities, with step-by-step recipe cards.

It was interesting to learn about the different foods' carbon footprint.

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