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

Caballero, Benjamin. (Added Author). Popkin, Barry M. (Added Author).
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Subject: Nutritionally induced diseases > Developing countries.
Diet in disease.
Food habits > Developing countries.
Maladies d'origine nutritionnelle > Pays en voie de développement.
Régimes alimentaires > Pays en voie de développement.
Habitudes alimentaires > Pays en voie de développement.
Enfermedades inducidas por la nutrición.
Dieta para enfermos.
Hábitos alimenticios.
Paises desarrollados.
Nutrition Disorders > complications.
Developing Countries.
Diet > trends.
Disease > etiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780080492346
  • ISBN: 0080492347
  • ISBN: 9780121536541
  • ISBN: 0121536548
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages) : illustrations, color maps.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Academic Press, ©2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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