Contemporary nutritional transition: determinants of diet and its impact on body composition.

@article{Popkin2011ContemporaryNT,
  title={Contemporary nutritional transition: determinants of diet and its impact on body composition.},
  author={Barry M Popkin},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={
          82-91
        }
}
The world has experienced a marked shift in the global BMI distribution towards reduced undernutrition and increased obesity. The collision between human biology, shaped over the millennia and modern technology, globalization, government policies and food industry practices have worked to create far-reaching energy imbalance across the globe. A prime example is the clash between our drinking habits and our biology. The shift from water and breast milk as the only beverages available, to a vast… CONTINUE READING

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