Holland-Italy: A Match Too Far? Comparative Analysis of Italy and The Netherlands on Obesity and Genomics

  • Michiel KorthalsEmail author
Part of the The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics book series (LEAF, volume 18)


In this chapter we will concentrate on the comparison of our Dutch and Italian studies on the way the relationship between obesity and genomics is framed and managed in these countries, on the prospects of the application of genomics to obesity and on European aspects of the relationship between obesity and genomics.


Obese Child Mediterranean Diet Common Agricultural Policy Public Health Nutrition Dutch Situation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied PhilosophyWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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