Podcasts: Nutrition and Food Systems

Reports
Sectors:
Agriculture, Climate Change, Food Security, Nutrition
Organization:
New York Academy of Sciences
Author:
New York Academy of Sciences
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
June, 2014
Content Format:
Video

The New York Academy of Sciences brings you innovative and cross-disciplinary podcasts with a focus on health and science. Access a full list of podcasts. Nutrition and food policy advocates can take note of the following podcasts which highlight the food we eat.
Micronutrients: Supplementation, Fortification, and Beyond​
What do experts from DuPont, Pepsico, Nestle, Pfizer, and others have to say on the subject of micronutrients? And why is their perspective different from the Food Fortification Initiative or the Mathile Institute? Find out in this podcast.
The Problem with Protein
Population growth and changes in dietary practices globally have led to a tremendous rise in the demand for animal-source foods. While consuming the required amount of protein is fundamental to human health, supplying protein to meet increasing worldwide needs can lead to environmental and health problems.
Can We Feed the Planet?
In his latest book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, author Alan Weisman considers whether and how people can sustainably thrive without crashing the global ecosystem.
Series: A Research Agenda for Nutrition Science
Activating the Agenda: Scientists, health professionals, and food industry representatives discuss the process of putting the Research Agenda for Nutrition Science into action.
Mobilizing the Community: Scientists, health professionals, and food industry representatives discuss the importance of addressing global nutrition needs from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Why and How? Nutrition science can help make the world a healthier, happier place, but how do researchers know where to start?