LiveWell For LIFE



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By eating more vegetables, fruit and carbohydrates, less meat and processed foods we will not only be healthier but also reduce the impact of food production on the planet.
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In October 2011, WWF and Friends of Europe started a 3-year project - LiveWell for LIFE - co-financed through the European Commission’s environment fund LIFE+.  

The project aims at better understanding the linkages between unsustainable food consumption, GHG emissions, and climate change. It will develop potential win-win policy scenarios which demonstrate that what is good for the health of our planet is good for our health too.

LiveWell for LIFE will establish the viability of an EU-wide introduction of the LiveWell Plate developed by WWF-UK. This is a tool that defines what healthy and sustainable diets could look like for different European countries.

In a nutshell, by eating more vegetables, fruit and carbohydrates, less meat and processed foods we will not only be healthier but also reduce the impact of food production on the planet.

CONTACTS

  • Erik Gerritsen

    LiveWell Policy Officer

    WWF European Policy Office,
    WWF EPO

    +32 2 743 88 14

Live cooking demos in the European Parliament



Great chefs prepare healthy, sustainable dishes before your eyes
From October until December 2014 LiveWell for LIFE and Euro-Toques, the EU chef's association was in the restaurants of the European Parliament for a series of cooking demonstrations on healthy and sustainable diets. 

Download the LiveWell for LIFE recipes:
  1. 1 October 2014, Chef Ramón Roteta: The “Bonito (or tuna) pot
  2. 18 November 2014, Chef  Michel Lognoul"Stuffed ballotine of cuckoo from Malines"
  3. 2 December 2014, Chef Tulpinck John: "Green and coral lentil risotto with cream of chestnuts and hazelnut oil espuma/foam"
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LiveWell for LIFE leaders
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LiveWell leaders

LiveWell Leaders are notable people in health, environment and business working to create policies and demand for climate-friendly, healthy food. Together we’ll shape how Europe eats in the future.
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LiveWell for LIFE at the European Parliament

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