How Food Diversity Can Save The Planet

Puneeta Chhitwal-Varma Sustainability Expert and Author on The Social

Eat something different from the day before

Sounds doable, right? Diversity on the plate increases the quantity, quality, and diversity of our gut microbiota which in turn supports a healthy brain. A diverse diet also supports Earth’s biodiversity, which the WHO recognizes as a key threat to human survival. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report, 75% of the world’s food supply comes from just twelve crops and five animal species. That is bad for ecosystems.

In this segment I show the audience 4 examples of how we can translate the learnings from the research and make a difference in our own health and also protect the planet long-term. It could be as simple as trying a new food from the day before. Watch the replay to learn more.

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About Puneeta

Author, Educator, Speaker

Puneeta is a writer, food advocate and guide for those who seek earth-friendly, delicious solutions that work for real life.

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