Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organisms.
Food is usually of plants, animals or fungals origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, protein’s, vitamin’s, or minerals.
The substance is ingest by an organisms and assimilated by the organism’s cells to provide energy’s, maintain life, or stimulate growth.
Different species of animals have different feeding behavior that satisfy the needs of their unique metabolism, often evolved to fill a specific ecological niche within specific geographical contexts.￼
Omnivorous human are highly adaptable and have adapted to obtain food in many different ecosystems. Historically, Human secured food through two main methods: hunting and gathering and agriculture’s. As agricultural technologies increased, humans settled into agriculture lifestyle with diets shaped by the agriculture opportunities in their geography.
Geographic and cultural differences has led to creation of numerous cuisines and culinary art, including a wide array of ingredients, herbs, spices, techniques, and dishes.
As cultures have mixed through forces like international trade and globalization’s, ingredients have become more widely available beyond their geographic and cultural origins, creating a cosmopolitan exchange of different food traditions and practices.
Today, the majority of the food energy’ required by the ever increasing population of the world is supplied by the industrial food industry, which produces food with Intensive agriculture and distributes it through complex food processin and food distribution systems.
This system of conventional agriculture relies heavily on fossils fuel which means that the food and agricultural system is one of the major contributor to climate change accountable for as much as 37% of green house gas as emissions carbon intensity of the food system and food waste are important mitigationm measure in the global response to climate change.
The food system has significant impacts on a wide range of other social and political issues including: sustainability, biologic diversity, ecnomics, populations
Because of these fundamental rights, food security is often a priority international policy activity; for example sustainable development goal “Zero hunger” is meant to eliminate Hunger by 2030.
Food safety and food security are monitored by international agencies like and are often subject to national regulation by institutions, like the Food drug administration in the United States.
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