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Title: Food consumption and civil society: Mediterranean diet as a sustainable resource for the Mediterranean area
Author: Medina Luque, Francesc Xavier  
Others: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Keywords: Mediterranean diet
sustainability
tradition
trust
naturalness
Issue Date: 13-Dec-2011
Publisher: Public Health Nutrition
Citation: Medina-Luque, F. (2011). Food consumption and civil society: Mediterranean diet as a sustainable resource for the Mediterranean area. Public Health Nutrition, 14(12A), 2346-2349. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011002618
Also see: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980011002618
Abstract: Objective: To define the Mediterranean diet model inside a Mediterranean social and cultural food framework and from the perspective of a local model of consumption. Design: Reflexion and review of literature available in relation to the Mediterranean diet, locality and proximity. Setting and subjects: Mediterranean region and its populations. Results: The Mediterranean local food system under the term Mediterranean diet encourages local production and local consumption. From this perspective, this model takes part of every local Mediterranean lifestyles and encourages sustainability. Conclusions: From a local Mediterranean point of view and as a proximity model of consumption, Mediterranean food and diet can be a sustainable resource for the Mediterranean area.
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/109830
ISSN: 1368-9800MIAR
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