Food and Nutrient Patterns
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1.6 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, Nutrition, Dietetics, Public and environmental health
This chapter aims to identify; The main sources of nutrients in Western diets. To understand the social, psychological, geographic and economic factors determining food choices and diet patterns. To appreciate the similarities and variability in food and nutrient patterns in different population groups and countries. To be aware of changing trends, over time including novel foods.
Kearney, J., Gleissler, C.: Food and Nutrient Patterns (Chapter 1) in Human Nutrition (Geissler, Catherine, Powers, Hilary (eds)). 12th. ed. London, Elsevier, 2010, pp.3-24
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