Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet
Publisher: National Academies Press 2014
Number of pages: 156
This report explores the role of the food price environment and how environmental sustainability can be incorporated into dietary guidance and considers research priorities, policy implications, and drivers of consumer behaviors that will enable sustainable food choices.
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