Food, livestock production, energy, climate change, and health

@article{McMichael2007FoodLP,
  title={Food, livestock production, energy, climate change, and health},
  author={A. McMichael and J. Powles and C. Butler and R. Uauy},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={370},
  pages={1253-1263}
}
Food provides energy and nutrients, but its acquisition requires energy expenditure. In post-hunter-gatherer societies, extra-somatic energy has greatly expanded and intensified the catching, gathering, and production of food. Modern relations between energy, food, and health are very complex, raising serious, high-level policy challenges. Together with persistent widespread under-nutrition, over-nutrition (and sedentarism) is causing obesity and associated serious health consequences… Expand
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