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Modern Diets, Big Food, and Our Health, NRC Webinar

October 2, 2014

12:00 p.m.

The industrialization of livestock production and modern dietary patterns are having momentous yet under-appreciated effects on human health, food insecurity, equity, and environmental sustainability.

In this webinar, join Dr. Tony Weis, Associate Professor of Geography at Western University and author of the highly acclaimed The Ecological Hoofprint: The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock, as he explores the links between global and domestic industrialized agriculture, modern diets, food insecurity, health, equity, and the environment, and reflects on the potential implications for Ontario's food system and dietetic practice.
Learning Objectives

  • Learn how industrialized agriculture is impacting health, environment, and food security
  • Discuss and reflect on implications for promotion of healthy eating in Ontario and dietetic practice

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