Energy and nutrient density of foods in relation to their carbon footprint.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The American journal of clinical nutrition, Volume 101, Issue 1, p.184-91 (2015)


Algorithms, Candy, Carbon Footprint, Cereals, Dairy Products, Databases, Factual, Dietary Sucrose, Energy Intake, Food, Preserved, France, Frozen Foods, Fruit, Humans, Meat, Models, Biological, Nutritive Value, Vegetables


A carbon footprint is the sum of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGEs) associated with food production, processing, transporting, and retailing.