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nutri sci 12/8 15:52 Nutrition and the enviroment Local food is the best Use least amount of energy  Local food, better nutrition Fresher food, better quality Higher nutrient, phytonutrient content o More variety o Better eating o Better nutrition o Trendy o Not bad tasty  o Quality of life improvement THE PROBLEM o Access to local food Not supermarkets Farmers markets Food co-ops Community supported agriculture The ultimate local food—your garden sustainable agriculture
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Unformatted text preview: Renewable resources Reduced inputs Reduced chemical fertilizer o Homegrown fertilizer o Legumes fix nitrogen Reduced pesticides o Crop rotation o Biological controls o Integrated pest management Buy organic, buy local BUT dont sacrifice local for organic! Efficient animal production grass-fed and free range Eat whole, minimally processed food Less packaging Less nutrient loss 15:52 15:52...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course BIO 10167 taught by Professor Anderson,peterj. during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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