Journal article

SUSTAINABLE HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES: THE PROMISE OF 'HOLISTIC' DIETARY GUIDELINES AS A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLICY SPRINGBOARD

Christine Parker, Hope Johnson

QUT Law Review | QUEENSLAND UNIV TECHNOLOGY | Published : 2018

Abstract

A healthy diet is generally a sustainable diet. This point is illustrated in the large body of work exploring the interconnections between public health nutrition and environmental issues associated with food choices. Unhealthy diets and their contribution to diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are receiving growing attention from international and national policy-makers. Dietary guidelines that inform consumers about food choices and that shape policy actions to enable choices in line with the guidelines are foundational to both national and international responses to diet-related NCDs. The purpose of this paper is to argue for holistic dietary guidelines as part of national and i..

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