A participatory assessment of dietary patterns and food behavior in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

@article{Corsi2008APA,
  title={A participatory assessment of dietary patterns and food behavior in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.},
  author={Allison Corsi and Lois Englberger and Rafael Flores and Adelino Lorens and Maureen H Fitzgerald},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={309-16}
}
Non-communicable diseases are escalating rapidly within the Pacific region, including Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. A shift in dietary patterns from indigenous, high fiber, healthy local food to energy-dense, imported food with low nutritional value, and increased sedentary lifestyles are expediting this process. Essential to counteract this… CONTINUE READING