Nutrition in transition: the changing global nutrition challenge.

  title={Nutrition in transition: the changing global nutrition challenge.},
  author={Barry M Popkin},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={10 Suppl},
  • Barry M Popkin
  • Published 2001 in Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
The rapid shift in the stage of nutrition towards a pattern of degenerative disease is accelerating in the developing world. Data from China, as shown by the China Health and Nutrition Survey, between 1989 and 1993, are illustrative of these shifts. For example, an increase from 22.8 to 66.6% in the proportion of adults consuming a higher-fat diet, rapid shifts in the structure of diet as income changes, and important price relationships are examples that are presented. There appears to reflect… CONTINUE READING


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