Proposing a Novel Index Reflecting Both Climate Impact and Nutritional Impact of Food Products

C. van Dooren, A. Douma, H. Aiking, P. Vellinga

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to explore the relations between the climate impact of food products and their nutritional characteristics, in order to propose a nutrient density index that quantifies these relations. Our study is based on the nutritional characteristics of the 403 most consumed food products in the Netherlands. Metabolic energy density,
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-398
JournalEcological Economics
Volume131
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Proposing a Novel Index Reflecting Both Climate Impact and Nutritional Impact of Food Products. / van Dooren, C.; Douma, A.; Aiking, H.; Vellinga, P.

In: Ecological Economics, Vol. 131, 2017, p. 389-398.

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