The Contribution of Confectionery to the Global Obesity Epidemic: a Review

@inproceedings{Ballali2013TheCO,
  title={The Contribution of Confectionery to the Global Obesity Epidemic: a Review},
  author={Simonetta Ballali and Maria Gabriella Vecchio and Daniele Chiffi and Claudia Elena Gafare and Dario Gregori},
  year={2013}
}
Obesity has become, nowadays, a global concern affecting both developed and developing countries. Nutrition and physical activity represent the major factors influencing energy balance and subsequently weight status. Deciding toward an appropriate intake of all nutrients is seen as necessary to maintain a wholesome lifestyle: among nutrients, sugar plays a major role and its consumption has long been seen as an issue in public health, due to its possible role in displacing or diluting nutrients… CONTINUE READING

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