Linking biodiversity, diet and health in policy and practice.

@article{Johns2006LinkingBD,
  title={Linking biodiversity, diet and health in policy and practice.},
  author={Timothy C. Johns and Pablo B. Eyzaguirre},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={182-9}
}
Simplification of human diets associated with increased accessibility of inexpensive agricultural commodities and erosion of agrobiodiversity leads to nutrient deficiencies and excess energy consumption. Non-communicable diseases are growing causes of death and disability worldwide. Successful food systems in transition effectively draw on locally-available foods, food variety and traditional food cultures. In practice this process involves empirical research, public policy, promotion and… CONTINUE READING

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