The relationship of cardiovascular disease to food has become more complicated on a scientific level yet starkly simpler on the level of policies for producing food for planetary as well as human health. Accordingly, we argue that professional societies in medicine should take a broader view of the scientific methods necessary to understand the complex issues of nutrition and cardiovascular and other disease, and they should lend greater support to policies for agriculture and the food industry that protect ecosystems, combat climate change and promote cardiovascular health.

agriculture, cancer, cardiovascular disease, climate change, evidence based medicine, flavonoids, food insecurity, livestock, Nutrition, omega 3 fatty acids, policy, professional, public health, randomized control trial
dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487314530661, hdl.handle.net/1765/87737
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Faergeman, O, Hugenholtz, P.G, & de Caterina, R. (2015). Nutrition, food production and health-an agenda also for cardiologists. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 22(5), 645–647. doi:10.1177/2047487314530661