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Food Systems, Health, and Well-being: Understanding Complex Relationships and Dynamics of Change

Investigators
Kathariou, SO
Institutions
North Carolina State University
Start date
2016
End date
2021
Objective
Analyze best practices that have proven effective at increasing individual, household, and community food and nutrition security and identify individual and systemic strategies for the development and dissemination of initiatives designed to improve food and nutrition security. Utilize food systems approaches to assess and address nutrition, health, and wellness challenges of vulnerable population groups (e.g., children, elderly, low income, immigrant, minority) with particular focus on food availability, appropriate policy systems and environmental changes that would increase positive food decision making and improve health outcomes.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
NC01196
Accession number
1011589
Categories
Food Defense and Integrity
Policy and Planning