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Meléndez. Bodegón: un trozo de salmón, un limón y tres vasijas, 1772
Meléndez. Bodegón: un trozo de salmón, un limón y tres vasijas, 1772


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Los cuatro pilares del aprendizaje:

Aprender a conocer,

Aprender a hacer,

Aprender a ser y

Aprender a convivir

Aprender a ser: la educación del futuro,1973
Informe Delors sobre la Educación para el siglo XXI -La educación encierra un tesoro, 1996-

“Food Literacy”: Alfabetización Alimentaria o Cultura Alimentaria Básica

Formación básica que toda persona debe alcanzar y actualizar sobre el alimento en sus múltiples dimensiones (salud, placer, cultura, gastronomía, culinaria, comodidad, precio, ….) que la capacitan en la práctica para seguir unos hábitos y una dieta correcta dentro del entorno y condiciones en las que vive y le permiten alcanzar un óptimo estado de salud y calidad de vida (Beatriz Beltrán de Miguel, 2013)

 The International Union of Nutrition Science’s Giessen Declaration calls for a ‘new nutrition science’ that extends beyond a ‘biological science’ to include a comprehensive understanding of ‘how food is grown, processed, distributed, sold, prepared, cooked and consumed’ (International Union of Nutrition Sciences, 2005). The Giessen Declaration redefines nutrition science as focused on not only biological, but also social and environmental food systems. This includes a comprehensive understanding of “how food is grown, processed, distributed, sold, prepared, cooked and consumed”. The UK Government’s Foresight Tackling Obesities Future Choices Report defines food literacy as: Degree to which people are able to assess nutritional quality and provenance.

The Giessen Declaration concluded that nutrition science should develop on 3 fronts, the biomedical, societal and environmental. Undertaking this exercise in Giessen had historical significance. It was in Giessen that Justus von Liebig (1803-73) developed the basic understanding of how food chemistry related to metabolism and so the conceptualisation of nutrients advanced. Impressively, the relevance of chemistry to agriculture, therapeutics and industry was also elucidated and promoted from Giessen and, over a 100 years later, this still constitutes a huge economic force through the corporations founded as a result. But IUNS is not alone in asking questions about how this nutrition science trajectory has gone and where it might and should go (Wahlqvist, 2008).