publication . Article . 2017

Biosocial Risks of Food: International Aspects

P Corvo;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: MGIMO Review of International Relations, volume 1, pages 67-82 (issn: 2071-8160, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MGIMO University
Abstract
Food consumption is influenced by a series of issues that affect both individuals, and people and cultures of the different parts of the world. It studies biosocial risks that have dramatic implications: obesity, anorexia and bulimia; malnutrition and hunger, involving more than 800 million people; the waste food, a real paradox of the global world; the land grabbing. These are very different problems because of causes and dynamics, but all of them require a profound change to be affected: a greater awareness of eating behaviour, an educational action on food topics, an intervention of regulatory institutions, local and international, which guarantees a fair market f...
Subjects
free text keywords: dietary wellness, biosocial risks, obesity, anorexia, bulimia, hunger, waste, food sovereignty, land grabbing, International relations, JZ2-6530, Biosocial theory, Sociology, Environmental health
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