Category Archives: Nutrition

Cornwall and South West Fruit Focus 5 ‘Land use, grower and market opportunities’ for fruit and nuts.- overview of talks

This is the 5th in the series of talks which have taken place over the years since 2007 – each event dealing with different themes which add information relevant to encouraging renewed interest in fruit production and market development in … Continue reading

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Who grows the most? Who eats the most? The impact of global caloric staples by Andrew Ormerod

Interactive talk for Eden Food Week 2005 – event organised by Andrew Ormerod Theme – “Global Agriculture – food and nutrition issues A modern quest for food In the 1950’s supporters of Malthus ideas foresaw the growing world population outstripping food … Continue reading

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Traditional food diversity and health – the case of yellow bananas by Andrew Ormerod

Pohnpei is a blip in the Pacific Ocean, one of four island groups that make up the Federated States of Micronesia.  If you are a fan of Oliver Sack’s books you may have read  ‘Island of the Colour Blind’ about … Continue reading

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