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The future of foods

Watch Helen discuss the future of foods as medicine and how the way we approach food and nutrition may change in the future.

Watch Helen discuss the future of foods as medicine and how the way we approach food and nutrition may change in the future.

Talking point

Within the Comments, consider sharing with other learners your thoughts on the dichotomy of reconnecting with nature, alternate or restricted diets and functional foods.

Also consider reading, EAT-Lancet Commission Summary Report or Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems, a report released by The Lancet that brings together nutrition recommendations with creating a sustainable food supply.

The commissioned report has raised some interesting discussion and debate between scientists, health professionals and the public, with some people hailing this a step in the right direction, and others in disagreement with the suggested ‘diet’. What are your thoughts on the recommendations in the report released by The Lancet?

You might like to take some time to read comments made by other learners, and if you find these comments interesting, respond to them. Remember you can also ‘Like’ comments or follow other learners throughout the course.

Managing comments

Comments on a step can be ‘filtered’ which helps you access them in a way that’s best for you. You can do this by selecting comments by ‘All comments’, ‘Bookmarked’, ‘Your comments’ or ‘Following’ from the drop-down menu in the comments section of the step. You can can also sort by ‘Newest’, ‘Oldest’ or ‘Most liked’.

You can also bookmark comments to remind yourself of certain contributions that you might wish to refer back to at a later stage.

Mentioning other learners

When replying to a comment, you can also mention other learners that are taking part in the comment thread. You can do this by entering the learner’s profile name as part of your reply. For example, @User3320607 That’s an excellent description! @User4499578 What do you think?

Please note, you can only mention others who are in the thread and cannot use the mention functionality in stand alone comments.


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