Journal of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics 2015. 1(3):114-115.

Nutrition security versus food security
Fereydoun Siassi


There is a general consensus about food security (FS) definition: “FS exists when all people   at   all   times   have   physical   and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food  preferences  for  an  active  and  healthy life”   [1].###  


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