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Cover for Understanding the food environment: the role of practice theory and policy implications.

The last decade has witnessed an increase in the number of malnourished people worldwide, and particularly of people suffering from overweight and obesity. Research has shown the link between diet quality and the underlying food systems through the intermediation of the food environment....

Author(s)
Mattioni, D.; Galli, F.; Brunori, G.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets: social and cultural perspectives.

The incorporation of sustainability issues into the international agri-food and nutritional agenda has been increasingly discussed over the last decades. In this framework, anthropological concerns with food and nutrition have increased greatly in the last five decades, and the development has been ...

Author(s)
Medina, F. X.; Aguilar, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets and food-based dietary guidelines.

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) have been developed by countries around the world as simple policy instruments to promote better diets for individuals and populations. The guidance historically has been based on country-specific, diet-related morbidity and mortality. As the environmental...

Author(s)
Jones, R.; Vogliano, C.; Burlingame, B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Costs and benefits of sustainable diets: impacts for the environment, society and public health nutrition.

The four domains of food sustainability are nutrition, economics, society and the environment. Sustainable diets need to be nutritionally adequate, safe, affordable, acceptable and appealing, while sparing of both human and natural resources. Those multiple demands are contradictory and can be hard ...

Author(s)
Drewnowski, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Med Diet 4.0 framework: a multidimensional driver for revitalizing the Mediterranean diet as a sustainable diet model.

The Mediterranean diet (MD), despite the fact that it is acknowledged as one of the healthiest diets in the world, is paradoxically becoming less the diet of choice in most Mediterranean countries. This process of erosion of the MD is alarming as it has undesirable impacts not only on health, but...

Author(s)
Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Berry, E. M.; Brunori, G.; Capone, R.; Donini, L. M.; Iannetta, M.; Mattioni, D.; Piscopo, S.; Serra-Majem, L.; Sonnino, A.; Stefanova, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parthenium weed: uses and abuses.

There has been a debate about the potential role of utilization in management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). A large volume of published material is available on potential uses of this weed and opportunities for further exploitation. This chapter critically reviews this published...

Author(s)
Nimal Chandrasena; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Air-Pollution modelling aspects: an overview.

This chapter presents a brief review on air-pollution modelling and its techniques, i.e. methods in which a complex phenomenon in air-quality processes is transformed into a simple one, via computational simulation. It includes the description of models, both non-reactive (e.g. plume models) and...

Author(s)
Monojit Chakraborty; Sangeeta Bansal; Renu Masiwal; Amit Awasthi
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Megacities of developing countries.

More than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas of the developing world. It is predicted that by 2030 there will be 41 megacities in the world and most of these megacities will be located in developing countries. Urban air pollution in most of the megacities (with a population of...

Author(s)
Arti Choudhary; Manisha Gaur; Anuradha Shukla
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embryonic development of the avian integument.

The skin and its appendages, such as feathers and scales, form the interface between a bird and its environment. The size, number and distribution of feathers and the structure of the skin are defined during embryonic development through interactions between the dermal and epidermal tissues. A...

Author(s)
Headon, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Profile of an invasive plant: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i>.

In this chapter, current information on the taxonomy and distribution of M. micrantha are summarized, followed by a review of relevant details on its life cycle and physiological ecology. The last of these topics has received much attention over recent years and advances have been made in...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Sankaran, K. V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter

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