Aquatic foods are essential for sustainable healthy diets, says UN Nutrition
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Aquatic foods are key to transforming global food systems in support of sustainable and healthy diets, said panelists at the launch of a UN Nutrition discussion paper.
The publication, The role of aquatic foods in sustainable healthy diets, is UN Nutrition’s first discussion paper on aquatic foods. Co-authored by 2021 World Food Prize Laureate and WorldFish Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, the publication gathered existing evidence to make formal recommendations that promote the role of aquatic foods in the global food systems agenda.