- Carlos Augusto Monteiro,
- Geoffrey Cannon,
- Jean-Claude Moubarac,
- Renata Bertazzi Levy,
- Maria Laura C Louzada,
- Patrícia Constante Jaime
Public Health Nutr 2017 Mar 21:1-13. Epub 2017 Mar 21.
1Department of Nutrition,School of Public Health,University of São Paulo,Av. Dr Arnaldo 715,São Paulo 01246-904,Brazil.
Given evident multiple threats to food systems and supplies, food security, human health and welfare, the living and physical world and the biosphere, the years 2016-2025 are now designated by the UN as the Decade of Nutrition, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For these initiatives to succeed, it is necessary to know which foods contribute to health and well-being, and which are unhealthy. The present commentary outlines the NOVA system of food classification based on the nature, extent and purpose of food processing. Read More