Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: Challenges and Opportunities
Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Vol 38, Issue 4, Oct 2013
6 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Date Written: July 8, 2014
This paper reviews the challenges, opportunities and prospects for increasing fruit and vegetables in Indian setting. The greatest challenge across the globe is to translate knowledge into sustained behavioral action, with no single solution in sight for enhancing consumption. On a positive note, let’s make a humble beginning by introspecting our consumption pattern and ensuring every opportunity for communicating and eating seasonal F AND V using daily checklist!
Keywords: frutis, vegetables, developing country, India, consumption, micro nutrient, agriculture, production, wastage, transmission, economy, deficiency, recommended, non communicable, transition, epidemiology, farming, organic gender, requirement
JEL Classification: I00
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