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Agri Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability

Agri Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability
  • Author : Francisco J. Barba
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 March 2020
  • ISBN : 9780128172261
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability: New Challenges in Nutrition and Public Health provides an overview of the challenges and future perspectives related to nutrition, public health and sustainability. The book addresses strategies to reduce fat, trans fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt consumption, while also exploring the manufacturing, safety and toxicology of new food manufacturing. Sections examine commercial labeling and nutritional education, nutrigenomics and public health, as well as coverage of the valorization of waste and byproducts from the food industry. These methods are useful via innovative technology as well as kitchen and food waste. Nutrition researchers and practitioners, food scientists, technologists, engineers, agronomists, food product developers, medical and public health professionals, and post-graduate students focused in food science and nutrition are sure to find this reference work a welcomed addition to their libraries. Contains innovative strategies to achieve a healthy diet through the design of new food products Provides comprehensive information related to agriculture, nutrition, food industry, government and sustainable waste management Explores the ways in which innovative approaches used to valorize and give an added value to agri-food waste and by-products ensure the sustainability of the production process Presents nutritive education about reducing empty calories by lowering consumption of fats, sugars and other high-calorie nutrients Delineates the roles of food industry and government in shaping the best policies for the general public and the design of new products