What is Sustainable Nutrition?
April 8

Healthy, balanced, adequate… In other words, sustainable nutrition is the most basic need for people; it is the most necessary understanding of life in today's world.

If we need to summarize the main principles of this nutrition approach;


*The starting point of the concept of sustainable healthy nutrition is breast milk.

*Healthy and reliable; it should have high nutritional value, and minimal damage to the environment. 

*Sustainable nutrition; it refers to a life style that is economical, accessible, fair, acceptable, puts food safety first, and is necessary for the healthy growth of generations.

*Consists of a wide variety of unprocessed or minimally processed foods.

*Contains oily seeds, legumes, vegetables, fruits, whole wheat flour. Accepts moderate red meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and dairy products.

*The most important is the right to access safe, clean drinking water.

*In the event that every person living on the earth attains this desired diet, not only the risk of infectious diseases will not decrease in proportion to proper nutrition; at the same time, a general state of well-being, and health emerges.

*Sustainable nutrition includes adequate, and correct amount of nutrients for a person's growth and development stages, and ensures a healthy continuation of life.

*Sustainable healthy eating regimens that are the result of a system free from pathogens, and toxic substances; helps to eliminate carbon footprint, water waste, nitrogen-phosphorus applications, and chemical pollution.

*Serves the existence of bio-diversity.

*It adopts a policy that aims to minimize the use of hormones, and antibiotics in food production, the use of plastics, and derivatives in food packaging, and the loss, and waste in food consumption.

*Sustainable healthy eating is a respect built on the values ​​of local cuisine, consumption habits, and knowledge in the process of obtaining, producing, and consuming food.