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The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence.
The vulnerability of the urban poor to the recent food and fuel price crisis has been widely acknowledged. The unfolding global financial crisis, which brings higher unemployment and underemployment,Expand
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Incentives and Barriers to Physical Activity for Working Women
A questionnaire was completed by 393 working women to examine incentives and barriers to physical activity based on the stages of change from the transtheoretical model. Using Chi Square tests,Expand
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The global burden of chronic diseases.
Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world. In 2002 the leading chronic diseases—cardiovascular disease cancer chronic respiratory disease and diabetes—caused 29 million deathsExpand
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Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: The Current Research Landscape
Background Concern about food security and its effect on persistent undernutrition has increased interest in how agriculture could be used to improve nutritional outcomes in developing countries. YetExpand
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Trade liberalization and the diet transition: a public health response.
Trade liberalization remains at the forefront of debates around globalization, particularly around the impact on agriculture and food. These debates, which often focus on how poorer countries canExpand
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Exercise dysfunction in patients seropositive for the human immunodeficiency virus.
To confirm the presence of exercise dysfunction in patients seropositive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 32 such patients without AIDS were evaluated with cardiopulmonary exerciseExpand
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The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Implications for Global Epidemics of Food-Related Deaths and Disease
This paper reviews the major elements of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and considers those that can be applied to diet and nutrition. Tobacco and food policy have importantExpand
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Changing diets: Urbanization and the nutrition transition
Diets are changing with rising incomes and urbanization— people are consuming more animal-source foods, sugar, fats and oils, refined grains, and processed foods. This “nutrition transition” isExpand
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Diet quality, poverty and food policy: a new research agenda for obesity prevention in developing countries
It is the best of times; it is the worst of times. Globally, the percentage of people who are underweight has fallen from 32% to 28% in the last decade. Proportionally, more children now have enoughExpand
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Bronchoalveolar lavage findings in patients seropositive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
To evaluate bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) findings in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 39 patients seropositive for the virus but with no history of opportunistic infectionExpand
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