World Food Day.Tips to base our diet on plants and be part of the change that the world needs.
Why is World Food Day celebrated? Every October 16 since 1979, World Food Day is commemorated, a celebration promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with the clear objective of reducing hunger in the world, purpose which also seeks the 2030 Agenda with its goal of zero hunger.
The motto chosen for this 2021 was “Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life. Our actions are our future ”. An effort is called for to be more sustainable in our daily actions, reducing food waste, creating awareness about healthy and balanced nutrition. And all this with the aim of reaching Zero Hunger and protecting the environment.
That is why we have invited our ambassador MILA DIAZ BOBILLO, a nutritionist specialized in plants, to share some tips on how to base our diet on plants and be part of the change that the world needs.
As we already know, wear a more conscious eating, of vegetable origin and avoiding ultra-processed foods brings multiple benefits, not only to our body, but also to our environment.
"Learning to eat wisely is an art that we must master if we want to take care of our health and our planet. Power is in the hands of the consumer, in the decisions we make about what to put on our plates. Base your diet on plants and be part of the change ”. Mila Diaz Bobillo from BIOS AMBASSADORS
Now, let's go to the tips:
- Reduce / Eliminate the consumption of ultra-processed.
- Eat a varied diet including all the real food groups (legumes, whole grains and whole grains, vegetables and fruits, oil, seeds, and nuts).
- Take your Vitamin B12 supplement.
- Consult a nutritionist to know your requirements and avoid nutrient deficiencies.
- Include vitamin C in your main meals to increase iron absorption.
- Don't neglect your protein intake.
And also, we recommend crushing the seeds before consuming them to promote the absorption of all their benefits and chew consciously to improve digestion.
We invite you to follow her on @ nutrition.conscient.es to learn to eat consciously, incorporating healthier and more sustainable habits with the environment.