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

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Derniers bulletins publiés :

aprifel-list N° 23 - May 2008 How to support fruit and vegetables accessibility for young people The nutritional messages such as “eat 5 fruit and vegetables per day” are well known, but despite this, the consumption of fruit and vegetables has not increased. In France, younger generations spend four times less in buying fruit than their grand-parents. It is important to have a better understanding of the factors influencing the behaviour [...]
aprifel-list N° 22 - April 2008 Time matters Once upon a time, in such an old period that I can hardly remember, children were taught to eat a sufficient amount of good foods in order to become tall and strong. How this was working, nobody really knew. Therefore, I was surprised when, because of my old knowledge in nutrition, I was asked to [...]
aprifel-list N° 21 - March 2008 The impact of diet on the body’s acid-base equilibrium has long been ignored because of its extremely effective blood buffering systems.  However, more and more studies suggest that Western-style diets, rich in meats and processed foods, are globally acidic. This is unfavourable to the entire organism and especially in maintaining skeletal mineral balance. Among regularly consumed foods, only fruits and vegetables, despite their sometimes acidic flavour, have alkaline properties due to their organic potassium salts. Many [...]
aprifel-list N° 20 - February 2008 The first article in this edition of the newsletter explores the widely replicated The first article in this edition of the newsletter explores the widely replicated, but poorly understood finding of sex differences in children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables (FV). Using data from the Fruit and Vegetables Make the Marks study, Elling Bere and colleagues identified greater preference for, and perceived availability of FV as the principal [...]
aprifel-list N° 19 - January 2008 Interventions in schools to increase Fruit and Vegetable consumption Low fruit and vegetable intake is known to be associated with poor health, particularly cardiovascular disease and cancer. With the worldwide increase in childhood obesity, and increased risk of non-communicable diseases, there is recognition that children’s diets need to be improved. Schools appear to be an ideal environment to focus interventions designed to increase fruit [...]