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Bringing nutrition and life cycle assessment together (nutritional LCA): opportunities and risks

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The author declares he is a member of a research group on environmental and nutritional LCA methodologies coordinated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The author has undertaken food systems research related to environmental issues for a variety of private sector organizations and Australian government agencies. This has included Dairy Australia and Meat and Livestock Australia.

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Ridoutt, B. Bringing nutrition and life cycle assessment together (nutritional LCA): opportunities and risks. Int J Life Cycle Assess 26, 1932–1936 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-021-01982-2

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Keywords

  • Agriculture
  • Food system
  • Functional unit
  • Impact assessment
  • Nutrient composition
  • Nutrient profiling
  • Sustainable diet