Critical Dietetics and Sustainable Food Systems

  • Liesel CarlssonEmail author
  • Kaye Mehta
  • Clare Pettinger
Part of the Food Policy book series (FP)


In this chapter, we invite readers to consider a food system that is based on values where individual health, the health of the society (social system) and ecosystem health are of equal importance. With this as a lens, there is a clear need to move beyond the biosciences to consider transdisciplinary approaches as important for nutrition and Dietetic in today and tomorrow’s reality.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Acadia UniversityWolfvilleCanada
  2. 2.Flinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia
  3. 3.School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences), University of PlymouthPlymouthUK

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