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Title The nutrition transition : diet and disease in the developing world / editors, Benjamin Cabellero and Barry M. Popkin
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages) : illustrations, color maps
Series Food science and technology international series
Food science and technology international series.
Contents Front Cover; The Nutrition Transition; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors List; Foreword; About the Editors; Chapter 1. Introduction; Part I: The Global Context; Chapter 2. Economic and technological development and their relationships to body size and productivity; Chapter 3. Food production; Chapter 4. Can the challenges of poverty, sustainable consumption and good health governance be addressed in an era of globalization?; Chapter 5. Demographic trends; Part II: Biological Factors Affecting the Nutrition Transition
Summary This book deals with the dramatic changes in diet and lifestyle that are occurring in the developing world as a result of globalization, and their impact on human healt. The Editors have assembled a leading group of scientists in teh fields of economics, population sciences, international health, medicine, nutrition and food sciences, to address each of the key issues related to the changes in demographic trends, food production and marketing, and disease patterns in the developing world. The Nutrition Transition provides essential information to understand the far-reaching effects that global
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Diet in disease.
Food habits -- Developing countries.
Nutritionally induced diseases -- Developing countries.
Developing Countries.
Diet -- trends.
Disease -- etiology.
Nutrition Disorders -- complications.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Form Electronic book
Author Caballero, Benjamin.
Popkin, Barry M.
ISBN 0080492347 (electronic bk.)
9780080492346 (electronic bk.)