Environmental Nutrition Connecting Health and Nutrition with Environmentally Sustainable Diets
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