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Title The nutrition transition : diet and disease in the developing world / editors, Benjamin Cabellero and Barry M. Popkin.

Imprint 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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Subject Nutritionally induced diseases -- Developing countries.
Diet in disease.
Food habits -- Developing countries.
Nutrition Disorders -- complications.
Developing Countries.
Diet -- trends.
Disease -- etiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Caballero, Benjamin.
Popkin, Barry M.
Other Form: Print version: Nutrition transition. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2002 0121536548 9780121536541 (DLC) 2002103917 (OCoLC)50735370
ISBN 9780080492346 (electronic bk.)
0080492347 (electronic bk.)