Global obesity: trends, risk factors and policy implications

@article{Malik2013GlobalOT,
  title={Global obesity: trends, risk factors and policy implications},
  author={Vasanti S. Malik and Walter C Willett and Frank B Hu},
  journal={Nature Reviews Endocrinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={13-27}
}
The worldwide increase in obesity and related chronic diseases has largely been driven by global trade liberalization, economic growth and rapid urbanization. These factors continue to fuel dramatic changes in living environments, diets and lifestyles in ways that promote positive energy balance. Nutritional transitions in low-income and middle-income countries are typically characterized by increases in the consumption of animal fat and protein, refined grains, and added sugar. This change is… CONTINUE READING
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