Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System download free [PDF and Ebook] by Pamela Mason

Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System download free [PDF and Ebook] by Pamela Mason year 2017
  • Book name: Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System
  • Author: Pamela Mason
  • Release date: 2017/3/2
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780415744720
  • Rating: 8.76 of 10
  • Votes: 255
  • Review by: Gerri Lemons
  • Review rating: 7.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 354
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet's impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves hard. This book explores what is meant by sustainable diets and why this has to be the goal for the Anthropocene, the current era in which human activities are driving the mismatch of humans and the planet. Food production and consumption are key drivers of transitions already underway, yet policy makers hesitate to reshape public eating habits and tackle the unsustainability of the global food system. The authors propose a multi-criteria approach to sustainable diets, giving equal weight to nutrition and public health, the environment, socio-cultural issues, food quality, economics and governance. This six-pronged approach to sustainable diets brings order and rationality to what either is seen as too complex to handle or is addressed simplistically and ineffectually. The book provides a major overview of this vibrant issue of interdisciplinary and public interest. It outlines the reasons for concern and how actors throughout the food system (governments, producers, civil society and consumers) must engage with (un)sustainable diets.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H46M53S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Industry & Industrial Studies, Dietetics & Nutrition
  • Available formats: DOC, RB, WORD, PDF, EPUB, XPS, FB2, TXT. Compressed in ACE, 7-ZIP, RAR, CPIO, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 51.95 USD
  • Dimensions: 159x235x20.32mm
  • Weight: 560g
  • Printed by: ROUTLEDGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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