Author: Professor Peter J. Gregory

Crop Diversity for Human Nutrition and Health Benefits

Sayed Azam-Ali,
Susan Azam-Ali,
Professor Peter J. Gregory
Crops For the Future (CFF), Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Summary Alongside dramatic increases in crop production over the last 50 years, global food systems have become more dependent on a few major `staple’ crops - just three cereals now provide about 60% of plant-based human energy intake. There is compelling evidence that diverse diets that include fruits, vegetables, nuts and berries, as well as staples, are instrumental in optimising human …