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}
}
  • A. Mcmichael, J. Powles, +1 author R. Uauy
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Lancet
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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