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Prepared byRoj MohammedSoran Faysal Think About What You Eat1Third Stage2015/05/18University Of SalahaddinCollege Of ScienceEnvironmental Science Department

ContentIntroductionFoodThe Importance Of Food In Our LivesHow Much Food Do You Need? Food SecurityFood ShortageFamineHunger StatisticsFood Effect On Earth About Food WasteSolutionQuality Of LifeReference


IntroductionThe way we eat has amassive impact on the planet. Food production as A huge scale cause many problem to environment and ecosystem, that changing what we consume really can help cut greenhouse gas emissions and limit damage to vulnerable species and environments.3

FoodFoodis any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually ofplantoranimalorigin, and contains essentialnutrients, such asfats,proteins,vitamins, orminerals. 4

Eating can be defined as the consumption of food and liquid to sustain life

Body need Food for growth, development, and function.

Food have symbolic meanings : LoveComfortStress reductionRewardPowerThe Importance of Food in Our Lives5

How much food do you need?6The energy and protein that people need variesaccording to age, sex, body size,physical activity and other On average, the body needs more than 2,100 kilocalories per day per person to allow a normal, healthy life.

Food securityFood securityis a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security have existed throughout history7

Household food security exists when all members, at all times, have access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Individuals who are food secure do not live inhungeror fear ofstarvation


ProblemFood shortageFood shortagemay refer to:FamineEconomic shortage


FamineAfamine foodis any inexpensive (cheap) and readily available food used tonourishpeople in times ofextreme starvation, as during awar


Hunger StatisticsSome805million peoplein the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life. Asia is the continent with the most hungry people- two thirds of the total. The percentage in southern Asia has fallen in recent years but in western Asia it has increased slightly.


Poor nutrition causesnearly half (45%) of deathsin children under five - 3.1 million children each year.


Food Effect on earth Every action has a cost. Thats as true for driving a car as it is for growing food and delivering it to your dinner plate. meat production are releases more climate-warming pollution that does producing fruits, vegetables. A lot more.13


Threat to the planetPollutionWater, grain, petrol,pesticide, drug usage

Environmental impactland destruction and extinction

Rainforest destruction for grazing1.

Environmental impact on global warmingRaising animals for food generates more green-house gases than all the cars and trucks worldwide1. Rearing cattle produces more greenhouse gases than driving cars. UN News Centre, 2006.

Uses!!!ManureFossil fuelsEmmm But !!

The food we produce and eat is putting our planets natural environment under stress.17These stresses include:the greenhouse gas emissionscreated during the production and distribution of foodcutting down forests so food can be grown or cattle can graze affecting wildlife and habitats in sensitive regions such as theAmazonwater used for growing crops, which affectsenvironments.


Cutting tree to provide Farming Area


ABOUT FOOD WASTE20Food waste is a major issue. We throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year, the majority of which could have been eaten.

Solution21How do I reduce my food impact on the planet?one of the most effective choices wecan make is toreduce our meat and dairy consumption.Reduce food wasteAn alarming 30% of the food we buy in shops ends up in the bin or landfill, it's like leaving the supermarket with 10 bags of shopping and putting 3 directly into the wheelie bin, the minute you get home.

Quality of Life22The ability to eat and the enjoyment of eating are important aspects of good quality of life. In other words, being able to eat what I want, when I want makes us feel good



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