Agri Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability

Divided into five sections, Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability: New Challenges in Nutrition and Public Health provides an overview of the challenges and future perspectives related to nutrition, public health, and sustainability. The book addresses strategies to reduce fat, trans fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt consumption, while also exploring the manufacturing, safety, and toxicology of new food manufacturing. This book examines commercial labeling and nutritional education, nutrigenomics and public health, and provides coverage of the valorization of waste and by-products from the food industry. Nutrition researchers and practitioners, food scientists, technologists, engineers, agronomists, food product developers, medical and public health professionals, and postgraduate students focused in food science and nutrition are sure to find this reference work a welcomed addition to their libraries. Contains innovative strategies to achieve a healthy diet through the design of new food products Provides comprehensive information related to agriculture, nutrition, food industry, government, and sustainable waste management and details their roles in addressing food waste Explores the ways in which innovative approaches, used to valorize and give an added value to agri-food waste and by-products, ensure the sustainability of the production process Presents nutritive education about reducing empty calories by lowering consumption of fats, sugars, and other high-calorie nutrients Delineates the roles of food industry and government in shaping the best policies for the general public and the design of new products

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  • Author : Francisco J. Barba
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 294 pages
  • ISBN : 0128172274
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability

Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 March 2020
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Divided into five sections, Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability: New Challenges in Nutrition and Public Health provides an overview of the challenges and future perspectives related to nutrition, public health, and sustainability. The book addresses strategies to reduce fat, trans fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt consumption, while also exploring the manufacturing, safety, and toxicology of new food manufacturing. This book examines commercial labeling and nutritional education, nutrigenomics and public health, and provides coverage of the valorization

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  • Release : 24 April 2017
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 15 October 2019
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Considering the detrimental environmental impact of current food systems, and the concerns raised about their sustainability, there is an urgent need to promote diets that are healthy and have low environmental impacts. These diets also need to be socio-culturally acceptable and economically accessible for all. Acknowledging the existence of diverging views on the concepts of sustainable diets and healthy diets, countries have requested guidance from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 February 2019
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 August 2019
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 15 January 2021
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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 30 April 2019
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One of the major knowledge challenges in the domain of Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems refers to the integration of perspectives on consumption, patterns that support public health, inclusive value chains, and environmentally sustainable food production. While there is a long record of the analysis of separate interventions, this special issue generates integrated insights, provides cross-cutting perspectives, and outlines practical and policy solutions that address these global challenges.The collection of papers promotes the view that sustainable food systems

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  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 15 January 2021
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  • Release : 04 October 2016
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 11 May 2019
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  • Release : 08 November 2018
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 17 June 2015
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 May 2017
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  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 10 December 2018
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