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The components of a healthy and sustainable food system

There is growing evidence suggesting that population-level dietary changes could improve both health and environmental sustainability. Sustainable health A key factor for achieving sustainable health both today and in future …

What are nutritional guidelines?

Nowadays, information on healthy eating can be found everywhere, from social media to the weekly glossy cover of your local supermarket’ magazine. As such, consumers are constantly being confronted with …

The cultural importance of food

Food choice involves the selection and the consumption of foods and drinks that considers what, how, where, when, and with whom food is eaten. An abundance of food choices With …

Social Science: The Role of Food in Society

Food is essential. Not just as bundles of useful nutrients, but also as something that creates and sustains identities and cultures across the world. How food shapes society Consider the …

What are micronutrients?

Intake requirements of minerals and vitamins vary from nutrient to nutrient and may also depend on an individual’s age, sex or physiological state (e.g. pregnant, lactating or other health conditions). …

Macronutrients and Healthy Eating

In this activity, we will look at the components of our diets: macro and micronutrients, and the balance of healthy and less healthy components. What are Macronutrients? Macronutrients are the …

A Healthy Balance of Macronutrients

To identify healthy types of macronutrients, it is first of all important to ask “healthy” in comparison to what? Healthy Macronutrients This article provides insights into the benefits of specific …

Food Production and Sustainability

Food is essential. It gives us life. It gives us health, energy, vitality; it helps us to survive, to grow and to adapt. Food is everything. And so its future …