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World Food Week mobilizes experts in favor of healthy diet

Fiocruz event brings together experts from all over Brazil to address issues related to the consumption habits of the population

 
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Food contamination by pesticides, childhood obesity, how to make healthy choices are themes of the event.
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Food contamination by pesticides, childhood obesity, how to make healthy choices are themes of the event.

Fiocruz Brasilia provove between 15 and 19 October World Food Week. The event will discuss issues such as childhood obesity and healthier ways of eating. The event has free admission and with the participation of experts from all over Brazil. The topics are geared toward professionals in the areas of health, food and nutrition, students and the general community.

Registration is open and can be made on site Fiocruz Brasilia. Those interested may give lectures on the subject, roundtables and debates, plus workshops and dynamic body as Yoga, Tai Chi, meditation and active ballroom dance set in programming. But beware, these dynamics have limited vacancies.

The event aims to observe the eating habits of the population in the Midwest region through research, communication and education, providing the basis for studies of the Brazilian Observatory of Eating Habits, funded by FINEP and also has investments CNPq and coordination of Denise Oliveira e Silva (Palin), in partnership with the University of Brasilia (UNB).

The processes of urbanization and industrialization have resulted in changes in habits around the world and also in Brazil. The latest survey of food consumption in Brazil, held in 2008/2009, showed that 45% of the population feeds outside the home and that are eaten more processed products, processed and canned foods with high sodium, sugar and additives. Change to interfere in the day-to-day populaão resulting in fear of consuming vegetables contaminated with pesticides, heavy metals and / or others.

Current issues such as the impact of food advertising and obesity infantilserãoabordados in lectures and documentary Child, the soul of business, she directed filmmaker Estela Renner. Terms such as food security and food safety: the first speaks of food security and the second as a guide in choosing the people for safe food, will also be part of discussions after the presentations and will have audience participation.

The World Food Week aims to discuss how other cultures still spotting food, especially traditional Chinese medicine. Acts as the sanitary inspection and food quality in the state? What reveals the national monitoring on the use of pesticides on food? What is the profile of Brazilian food consumption?

Source: Isaude.net
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