The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter

The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter est une revue mensuelle gratuite en anglais destinée aux professionnels de la santé dans lequel des chercheurs du monde entier contribuent à la rédaction d’articles. Aprifel vous offre l’accès à la base de données complète des revues Global Fruit & Veg depuis 2006 en format PDF. Une newsletter en français est également disponible.

The Global Fruit and Veg Newsletter (GFVN) is a monthly newsletter published since 2006 * throughout more than 30 countries involved in the promotion of the consumption of fruit and vegetables worldwide to improve Public Health. The articles published are scientifically based and come from the literature review.  Doing so allows us to disseminate the scientific knowledge outside the box and share the work with more than 10 000 readers from other disciplines (Scientists, health professionals, F&V professionals, consumer associations, journalists and general public). *GFVN replaces the Ifava Scientific Newsletter

75 – July 2022
N°75 July 2022

Interaction between diet and gut microbiota: an asset for health

The growing interest in the gut microbiota as a key biological component in health promotion has confirmed over the last few years the crucial role of nutrition in shaping the composition of the microbial ecosystem from early childhood.
74 – June 2022
N°74 June 2022

Health benefits of fruit and vegetables across the board

Countless studies are constantly being carried out, and no two are alike. Here is an overview of three studies exploring unusual targets of fruit and vegetable consumption.
73 – May 2022
N°73 May 2022

Parental feeding practices and dietary behaviour of children

Getting a child to eat fruit and vegetables is one of the best guarantees of good short- and long-term health. But what is the best way to do this ?
72 – April 2022
N°72 April 2022

How does the food environment shape our food choices?

« What you see is what you get! » A simple one-liner that perfectly reflects reality when it comes to accessibility of (un)healthy food products in relation to health behaviors. The home environment, schools, neighborhoods and broader communities all provide access to food choices, while the ‘media environment’ guides us towards these choices. Looking at [...]
71 – March 2022
N°71 March 2022

Food trends in the U.S, Europe and China

Since the 1980s, there has been a proliferation in the availability of inexpensive and highly palatable foods, leading to a shift in the overall healthfulness of population diets. Despite decades of global efforts to align dietary behaviours with national and international recommendations, a poor diet remains one of the leading risk factors for ill-health, including [...]
70 – Février 2022
N°70 February 2022

Balanced diet and active lifestyle : a winning duo

Never before have we been so encouraged to follow recommendations for a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle to ensure better physical, moral and social health, now and in the future. However, at the same time, never before has our society, due to its changes, led us to such a sedentary lifestyle, such a low level [...]
69 – January 2022
N°69 January 2022

Healthy diet and bone health

Osteoporosis, a multifactorial disease, causes almost 9 million fractures each year worldwide. Faced with this burden, number of research has focused on the effects of diet on bone health. This edition of the Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter highlights this subject through 3 recent articles.
68 – December 2021
N°68 December 2021

Special issue – A symposium to close the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

On December 14 th, 2021, the French Academy of Agriculture had the pleasure of hosting the Symposium organised by Aprifel to close the International Year of Fruit and Vegetables. The objectives set out for this International Year complement those of our Academy, since our watchword is to “live our passion and pass on our ambition”.
67 – November 2021
N°67 November 2021

Diet and environmental impact

With COP26 coming to a close, we have been reminded of the potential of dietary change to reduce environmental impact. This November edition of the Global Fruit and Vegetable Newsletter provides three different perspectives on our diet’s environmental impact, and shows innovative modelling that answers some much-needed questions.