Practical tips for a healthy and sustainable diet

Drink tap water

Tap water costs a fraction of the price of bottled water and reduces our ecological footprint.

Avoid unnecessary packaging

We all can reduce the amount of packaged products we buy (think of bulk apples versus cling-film wrapped ones), or opt for materials that are biodegradable, fully recyclable, or made from recycled materials.

Eat dairy products in moderation

Various fresh dairy products on wooden background

While milk and dairy production has an important environmental impact, dairy products are an important source of protein, calcium and essential amino acids, and have been linked to reduced risk of several chronic diseases,

Choose whole grains

Non-refined cereals are generally less resource intensive to produce than refined ones as they require fewer processing steps.

Avoid eating more than needed, especially treats

Consuming only what we need reduces demands on our food supply by decreasing excess production. It also helps to keep us healthy and avoid excessive weight gain.