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In this Food Arena chapter, we explore how health can be a powerful driving force behind nutritional improvements throughout the food chain:

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FOOD SERVICES - CAFETERIAS

SUPERMARKETS HEALTH CARE

Innumerable food-related decisions are made every minute, both by people wanting to eat each and every day and by the 1 billion people employed in world agriculture (1 in 3 of the global workforce). 3 Given the sheer number of people involved — everyone! — were the food chain to implement sustainability throughout, this could improve the health of people and planet faster and more effectively than any other sector.

PEOPLE POWERED HEALTH

3 FAO. ‘FAO Statistical Yearbook 2012: World food and agriculture’. 2012. Online: www. fao.org

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