publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2015

Social and environmental determinants, household food insecurity

Graça, Pedro; Gregório, Maria João;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
Abstract
Food security is defined as a situation that exists when “all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life. It is a multilevel concept, which includes four main dimensions: availability related to food supply; accessibility in order to ensure the physical and economic access to food; adequacy to meet nutritional needs in quantity and quality while respecting individual food preferences and cultural issues (utilization); and, lastly, stability of the guarantee of food security over time. According to the food security definition, it is abroad concept where all these dimension...
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free text keywords: Insegurança Alimentar, Política nutricional
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