The nutrition transition: new trends in the global diet.

  title={The nutrition transition: new trends in the global diet.},
  author={Adam Drewnowski and Barry M. Popkin},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={55 2},
Analyses of economic and food availability data for 1962-1994 reveal a major shift in the structure of the global diet marked by an uncoupling of the classic relationship between incomes and fat intakes. Global availability of cheap vegetable oils and fats has resulted in greatly increased fat consumption among low-income nations. Consequently, the nutrition transition now occurs at lower levels of the gross national product than previously, and is accelerated further by high urbanization rates… 

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