Sustainable Diets: The Paradox at the Front Lines

Sustainable Diets: The Paradox at the Front Lines

I am just back from Granada Spain, where I spoke last week at the International Congress of Dietetics. The theme was sustainability and the crucial role that sustainable diets play.  I met some truly visionary global colleagues who are creating the framework we need to shift to a new paradigm of planetary health.

But I see a deep paradox emerging for those of us who work in sustainability and who believe in sustainable diets. At the heart of our challenge is this:

How does someone passionate about building a more sustainable, healthy and just food and nutrition environment justify un-sustainable behaviors?

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