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Built for Health: Nutrition and Food Production

GBCI: 0920016051

The Built for Health podcast series brings together public health professionals and AEC practitioners for deep dives into topics related to human health in the built environment.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: April 10, 2018

Average: 4.2 (28 votes)


Join Flavia Grey, former Schneider Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University specializing in the dynamic interaction between occupant well being and building sustainability, as she brings together public health professionals and AEC practitioners to discuss how to design, build and operate healthier buildings.

On the sixth episode of “Built for Health,” Dr. Michael Greger, a physician, New York Times bestselling author ,and internationally recognized professional speaker on public health issues, and Christopher Grallert, Partner, Advisor, and Managing Director of Green City Growers, join host, Flavia Grey, for a discussion on nutrition and how the urban farming movement is changing the food landscape for the better.

Learn more about what our bodies need in order to be healthy and how buildings can help provide the means to cultivate an optimal diet.

Listen to “Built for Health: Nutrition and Food Production" for more on the connection between nutrition and health outcomes, strategies for onsite local food production, and how edible landscapes can support your environmental goals.

The podcast is available in the Available Resources section to the right.

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  1. Explain how nutrition influences human health and well being, generally.
  2. Describe ways in which food production can be integrated into the built environment.
  3. Identify various types of urban agriculture strategies and methodologies.
  4. Understand the benefits of local food production on humans on an individual and community scale.
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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
United States


Dr. Micheal Greger
Christopher Gallert
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