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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Forests are the largest source of terrestrial biodiversity and contain over half of the world's terrestrial plant and animal species. In addition to the multitude of species supported by forest systems, forests are also responsible for life-sustaining ecological processes such as nutrient cycling...

Author(s)
Sunderland, T.; O’Connor, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 019, pp 1-10

Many studies on nutrition that include gender do not take it further than observing male-female differences. In this review, I use the concept in the sociological sense and I conceptualize nutrition as embedded in household food security and pertaining to (gendered) performances that require...

Author(s)
Niehof, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 023, pp 1-10
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The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture-nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012-2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on...

Author(s)
Bhavani, R. V.; Priya Rampal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 046, pp 1-18

The consumption of organic foods has been increasing over the last decades and organic products are becoming more visible on the market. Consumers perceive that organic foods are of better quality, more nutritious and healthier, and these perceptions are some of the main drivers of the organic...

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Jensen, M. M.; Jørgensen, H.; Lauridsen, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 045, pp 1-13

The potential of dietary interventions in primary and population-based prevention has so far not been fully exploited. One explanation for the relatively sparse public health nutrition (PHN) activities might be related to a lack of rigorous methods for developing and/or selecting effective...

Author(s)
Knorpp, L.; Kroke, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 045, pp 1-22

Nutrition labelling has experienced considerable attention in research, combining the expertise as well as general behavioural insights from disciplines such as the social sciences, human medicine and biology, but also business-oriented fields including marketing, communication and general...

Author(s)
Hieke, S.; Wills, J. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 031, pp 1-7

The beneficial role of dietary fibre in general health is well recognized, and recommended intakes are usually 21-38 g/day, depending on age, gender and country. However, actual dietary fibre intakes are below these recommendations in most Western countries. In order to improve the dietary fibre...

Author(s)
Lefranc-Millot, C.; Chanson-Rollé, A.; Macioce, V.; Azaïs-Braesco, V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 052, pp 1-14

High food prices are expected to have detrimental impacts on the dietary intake of vulnerable populations around the world, exacerbating malnutrition and poor health. Prior to the onset of the price rises, 53 million individuals in Latin America already lacked sufficient daily energy intake, and...

Author(s)
Valpiani, N.; Thorne-Lyman, A. L.; Pee, S. de; Godfrey, S.; Gentilini, U.; Bloem, M. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 081, pp 1-12

Even though dairy cows produce the highest proportion of the world milk supply (mostly in developed countries), more people drink the milk of goats than drink milk of any other species worldwide. Given the limited availability of cow milk, goat milk and its products are important daily food sources ...

Author(s)
Park, Y. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 081, pp 19 pp.

Food must primarily supply nutrients for growth of an individual, but modern nutrition research has moved on to concepts of functional foods, molecular nutrition and nutrition-based health. The impetus is to identify functional foods to reduce the risk of non-infectious and infectious diseases....

Author(s)
Adams, C. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 074, pp 6 pp.

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