The Nutrition Transition in Africa: Can It Be Steered into a More Positive Direction?

@inproceedings{Vorster2011TheNT,
  title={The Nutrition Transition in Africa: Can It Be Steered into a More Positive Direction?},
  author={Hester Hendrina Vorster and Annamarie Kruger and Barrie M. Margetts},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2011}
}
The objective of this narrative review is to examine the nutrition transition and its consequences when populations in Africa modernize as a result of socio-economic development, urbanization, and acculturation. The focus is on the changes in dietary patterns and nutrient intakes during the nutrition transition, the determinants and consequences of these changes as well as possible new approaches in public health nutrition policies, interventions and research needed to steer the nutrition… CONTINUE READING