The relative importance of traditional and "modern" foods for Israeli Negev Bedouins. A population in transition.

@article{Fraser2001TheRI,
  title={The relative importance of traditional and "modern" foods for Israeli Negev Bedouins. A population in transition.},
  author={D. A. Fraser and Kathleen Abu-Saad and Heiger Abu-Shareb},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 4 Suppl},
  pages={
          66-9
        }
}
The impact of urbanization on the health and nutritional status of developing populations is an issue of concern worldwide. The Bedouin Arabs in Southern Israel are a traditionally semi-nomadic/nomadic population undergoing a rapid process of urbanization which is accompanied by rising chronic disease rates. We examined the diet of urban and rural (more traditional) Bedouins to determine the relative importance of modern foods and drinks in their daily diet. We found that for main meals both… CONTINUE READING

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