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dc.contributor.authorFranco, Silvioit
dc.contributor.authorBarbanera, Marcoit
dc.contributor.authorMoscetti, Robertoit
dc.contributor.authorCicatiello, Clarait
dc.contributor.authorSecondi, Lucait
dc.contributor.authorMassantini, Riccardoit
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-27T15:16:00Z-
dc.date.available2022-06-27T15:16:00Z-
dc.date.issued2022it
dc.identifier.issn2045-2322it
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2067/48059-
dc.description.abstractFood waste and obesity and overweight conditions are both linked to the unsustainability of current food systems. This article argues that overnutrition should be considered a form of food waste and it provides a first estimation of the quantity of food over-consumed in Italy. This is done by calculating the excess calories consumed by obese and overweight people and converting them into food quantities by comparison with a typical Italian diet. The total quantity of food consumed in excess by Italian citizens due to overnutrition is calculated as 1.553 million tonnes per year, which is comparable to the current national household food waste assessments. The environmental impact arising from production and consumption of this food accounts for 6.15 Mt of CO2-eq per year, as estimated by a Life Cycle Analysis conducted on the 46 food categories which compose the typical Italian diet. Overnutrition in the South-Islands regions of Italy exerts the largest impact (31.6%), followed by the North-West (26.6%), the Centre (22.2%), and the North-East (19.1%).it
dc.format.mediumELETTRONICOit
dc.language.isoengit
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International*
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dc.titleOvernutrition is a significant component of food waste and has a large environmental impactit
dc.typearticle*
dc.identifier.doi10.1038/s41598-022-11813-5it
dc.identifier.pmid35581277it
dc.identifier.urlhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-11813-5it
dc.relation.journalSCIENTIFIC REPORTSit
dc.relation.article8166it
dc.relation.volume12it
dc.description.internationalnoit
dc.contributor.countryITAit
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