Mindful Eating: A Wider Perspective

Monks and Mindful Eating

Healthful eating goes beyond what one puts on their plate or into their body at any given time. Being mindful of supply chains and farming techniques, environmental and cultural impacts, marketing, global commodity pricing, and so many other factors related to consumer choices about what to eat, is important in taking a fully integrated and holistic approach to eating and maintaining healthful and mindful lifestyles.

Here one will find thought-provoking and evidence-based content related to the wider perspective of what feeding a growing world population of more than 7 billion people entails. Consequences of global food systems, sustainable solutions to address the consumption trends of an increasingly industrialized and urbanized world, traditional diets and agricultural practices, and individual foods that do not easily categorize into typical food groups, are some of the themes found in the articles below.

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