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September 14, 2018 - Frontiers ISFS

Beyond Calories: A Holistic Assessment of the Global Food System

Beyond Calories: A Holistic Assessment of the Global Food System

Here, for the first time, we have quantitatively mapped the global food system in terms of energy, protein, fat, essential amino acids, and micronutrients from “field-to-fork,” normalized to an equitable per capita availability metric. This framework allows for the evaluation of the sufficiency of nutrient supply, identifies the key hotspots within the global food supply chain which could be targeted for improved efficiency, and highlights the trade-offs which may arise in delivering a balanced nutritional system.

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