Learning outcome, core skills:

Students are able to describe the interactions of diets, sustainability and human nutrition/health. Students are able to assess the impacts of a dish/meal (as a unit) on sustainability and nutrition parameters.


  • Culture and cultural patterns of diets
  • Interactions of food quality and lifestyle on sustainability and human health
  • Healthy diets within sustainable food systems
  • Model diets such as Med. Diet and New Nordic Diet
  • Optimization of a dish/meal according to sustainability and nutrition impacts
  • Role of organic food systems