Eating to Extinction

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The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them | 25 CPEU
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Over the past several decades, globalization has homogenized what we eat, and done so ruthlessly. The numbers are stark: Of the roughly six thousand different plants once consumed by human beings, only nine remain major staples today. Just three of these—rice, wheat, and corn—now provide fifty percent of all our calories.

Distinguished BBC food journalist Dan Saladino travels the world to experience and document our most at-risk foods before it’s too late. Explore the fascinating stories of the people who continue to cultivate, forage, hunt, cook, and consume what the rest of us have forgotten or didn’t even know existed. Examine essential guides to treasured foods that have endured in the face of rampant sameness and standardization that also provide a roadmap to a food system that is healthier, more robust, and, above all, richer in flavor and meaning.


Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate how globalization has homogenized what we eat.
  • Analyze how the loss of diversity and food endangerment facilitates the loss of traditional foodways and threatens human health and the planet.
  • Implement a roadmap to a food system that is healthier, more robust, and, above all, richer in flavor and meaning.
Exam & Book Info
  • Exam: 100 multiple choice questions. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
  • Kindle eBook: 6759 KB. ASIN: B093FBM74X. Accessible in the U.S. only. You must have an active amazon account. The email associated with your active amazon account, must be the same email used for this order--otherwise you may not receive your Kindle eBook and may need to repurchase it. Kindle eBooks can be viewed on Androids, iPhones, iPads, PCs, Macs, etc. Enjoy Kindle eBooks on any device with the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, PC and Mac, and on Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets. Learn more here.
  • Book: Paperback, 464pp. Feb 2022. ISBN-13: 978-0374605322
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Continuing Education Info
  • Accepted by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • CDR Activity Number: 169828
  • Course Expiry: May 31, 2024
  • Practice Competency Spheres: 7, 13 | Practice Competencies: 7.2, 13.2 | Performance Indicators: 7.2.1, 7.2.11, 13.2.1, 13.2.7
  • CDR Self-Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
  • This course is intended for: RDN & NDTR

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