Environmental Nutrition

Environmental Nutrition: Connecting Health and Nutrition with Environmentally Sustainable Diets explores the connection between diet, environmental sustainability and human health. Current food systems are a major contributor to our most pressing health and environmental issues, including climate change, water scarcity, food insecurity and chronic diseases. This book not only seeks to increase our understanding of the interrelatedness of these major global issues, but also aids in the creation of new solutions. Sections discuss the diet, the health and environment trilemma, food systems and their trends, environmental nutrition as an all-encompassing discipline, and the environmental nutrition model. Demonstrates how the food system, the environment and human health are inter-related Explores how dietary patterns impact food production and agriculture choices Identifies the imbalance between current food production relative to demand Addresses how the current food system negatively impacts the environment Provides practical solutions to how diets can be both healthy and sustainable

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  • Author : Joan Sabate
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 884 pages
  • ISBN : 0128116609
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Environmental Nutrition

Environmental Nutrition
  • Author : Joan Sabate
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 April 2019
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Nutrition

Environmental Nutrition: Connecting Health and Nutrition with Environmentally Sustainable Diets explores the connection between diet, environmental sustainability and human health. Current food systems are a major contributor to our most pressing health and environmental issues, including climate change, water scarcity, food insecurity and chronic diseases. This book not only seeks to increase our understanding of the interrelatedness of these major global issues, but also aids in the creation of new solutions. Sections discuss the diet, the health and environment trilemma,

Environmental Nutrition

Environmental Nutrition
  • Author : Joan Sabate
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Nutrition

Environmental Nutrition: Connecting Health and Nutrition with Environmentally Sustainable Diets explores the connection between diet, environmental sustainability and human health. Current food systems are a major contributor to our most pressing health and environmental issues, including climate change, water scarcity, food insecurity and chronic diseases. This book not only seeks to increase our understanding of the interrelatedness of these major global issues, but also aids in the creation of new solutions. Sections discuss the diet, the health and environment trilemma,

Environmental Nutrition: Understanding the Link between Environment, Food Quality, and Disease

Environmental Nutrition: Understanding the Link between Environment, Food Quality, and Disease
  • Author : Buck Levin
  • Publisher : Buck Levin Publications
  • Release : 31 March 1999
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Drawing upon 842 indexed journal studies from the fields of cell biology, toxicology, immunology, neurology and genetics, Environmental Nutrition offers a molecular-level understanding of the link between environment, food quality, and disease. Included in the book are in-depth explorations of controversial topics like food irradiation and pesticide use, evaluations of over 100 toxic substances commonly found in food, and a detailed cellular-level analysis of potential health implications. Strategies for the establishment of environmental standards in nutrition are outlined, including sustainable agriculture and

Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers

Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers
  • Author : Sapna Elizabeth Thottathil,Annelies Goger
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 August 2018
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Institutions like schools, hospitals, and universities are not well known for having quality, healthy food. In fact, institutional food often embodies many of the worst traits of our industrialized food system, with long supply chains that are rife with environmental and social problems and growing market concentration in many stages of food production and distribution. Recently, however, non-profit organizations, government agencies, university research institutes, and activists have partnered with institutions to experiment with a wide range of more ethical and

Living Green with Smoothies and the Culture of Life

Living Green with Smoothies and the Culture of Life
  • Author : James C. Tibbetts
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 31 August 2016
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This book covers green smoothies, detoxification healing methods, health and healing with chlorophyll foods, the alkaline body, oxygen and related topics. Optimum health and curing is possible through this Living Nutrition, but it is hard work and takes discipline. Our food choices and the way we lead our lives are both the cause and effect of our diet and lifestyle. Our choices reflect the state of harmony with oneself, the world, all of creation, and the Divine. It involves choosing

Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems

Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems
  • Author : Irana W. Hawkins
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 October 2018
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Biodiversity of the food system is crucial for food production and loss of biodiversity is a pressing issue. This book focuses on biodiversity’s crucial role in food systems, health and well-being, and fate of the natural environment. It provides practical recommendations on how proper food systems can sustain a healthier planet and protect biodiversity. Sections provide a comprehensive understanding of the urgent need for promoting biodiversity-promoting food systems that help maintain planetary boundaries that are at risk; mimic the

Food Policy

Food Policy
  • Author : Tim Lang,David Barling,Martin Caraher
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 19 March 2009
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For over half a century, food policy has mapped a path for progress based upon a belief that the right mix of investment, scientific input, and human skills could unleash a surge in productive capacity which would resolve humanity's food-related health and welfare problems. It assumed that more food would yield greater health and happiness by driving down prices, increasing availability, and feeding more mouths. In the 21st century, this policy mix is quietly becoming unstuck. In a world marred

Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition
  • Author : P.K. Newby
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 August 2018
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From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food bloggers, we're bombarded with "superfoods" and "best ever" diets promising to help us lose weight, fight disease, and live longer. At the same time, we live in an over-crowded food environment that makes it easy to eat, all the time. The result is an epidemic of chronic disease amidst a culture of nutrition

Planting the Seeds for Public Health

Planting the Seeds for Public Health
  • Author : Jill E. Krueger,Karen R. Krub,Lynn A. Hayes,Farmers' Legal Action Group
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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A new report shows that federal policies impede farmers' ability to make fruits and vegetables more widely available and affordable. The report provides policy recommendations to help farmers to grow and distribute fruits and vegetables and emphasizes that many of the recommended changes could be made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture without the need for additional direction from Congress. However, if such policy amendments do not occur, action in the next Farm Bill may be required. The report

Food and Nutrition Controversies Today: A Reference Guide

Food and Nutrition Controversies Today: A Reference Guide
  • Author : Myrna Chandler Goldstein,Mark A. Goldstein M.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 April 2009
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Is any food safe? Will mad cow disease kill us all? How many calories are really in your restaurant Caesar salad? Modern consumers are besieged with conflicting messages about food and nutrition, making it difficult for the lay person to know what to believe. This no-nonsense resource explores the latest controversies in the field of food and nutrition, presenting readers with the varying opinions and underlying facts that fuel these debates. Fifteen chapters focus on hot topics like organic food,

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Author : U Sonesson,J Berlin,F Ziegler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2010
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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management in this industry sector. Part one discusses the environmental impact of food production and processing, addressing issues such as nutrient management and water efficiency in agriculture. Chapters in Part two

Public Health Nutrition

Public Health Nutrition
  • Author : Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein,Natalie Stein
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 01 March 2014
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Issues related to nutrition are among the most pressing public health concerns in modern times. Worldwide, nearly 1 billion individuals are undernourished, with over a billion more individuals deficient in protein or one or more essential micronutrients. Malnutrition plays a role in in more than half of all childhood deaths. Effects of malnutrition include mortality, decreased economic productivity, morbidities, such as blindness and stunting, and development of chronic diseases. Conversely, overnutrition has emerged as current and growing threat to the world's

Sustainable Diets

Sustainable Diets
  • Author : Barbara Burlingame,Sandro Dernini
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 10 December 2018
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This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture and environmental sector issues to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. The team of international authors informs readers with arguments, challenges, perspectives, policies, actions and solutions on global topics that must be properly understood in order to be effectively addressed. They position issues of sustainable diets as central to the Earth's future. Presenting the latest findings, they: - Explore the transition to sustainable diets within the