Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet
Type of document: Scientific, technical, research
‘Wholesome Nutrition’ is a concept of sustainable nutrition that was developed at the
University of Giessen in the 1980s. In this concept, health and the ecologic, economic, social and cultural dimensions of nutrition are equally important. The present concept of ‘Sustainable Nutrition’ analyses the food supply chain at all stages from input-production and primary production to processing, distribution, preparation, consumption and waste disposal. It includes seven action-oriented principles.