About the theme

In the last few decades, there has been an intensification in research on the relationship between food, nutrition, and health. In addition to reducing the risk of non-transmissible chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases, nowadays there is evidence of the role of diets in improving mental and physical performance, delaying the aging process, and strengthening the immunological system, among others. The persistence of illnesses related to nutricional deficiency and lack of access to food in regions of extreme poverty is also notable. . [+] Read more

 

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Sector challenges, research conducted in Brazil, curiosities...would you like to learn more about food security, nutrition, and health? Follow the link and see these and other questions answered by Embrapa's specialists. [+] Read more

 

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13/11/2014     
Alimento, nutrição e saúde
Duration: 24:11"   ¦   1315 Views
25/09/2014
Produção de alimentos orgânicos
Duration: 22:01"   ¦   2381 Views
22/08/2014
Orçamentação forrageira: segurança alimentar de rebanhos no Semiárido - Dia de Campo na TV
Duration: 43:03"   ¦   4730 Views
18/07/2014
Desperdício de Alimentos
Duration: 26:00"   ¦   535 Views


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