The unique aspects of the nutrition transition in South Korea: the retention of healthful elements in their traditional diet.

@article{Lee2002TheUA,
  title={The unique aspects of the nutrition transition in South Korea: the retention of healthful elements in their traditional diet.},
  author={Min-June Lee and Barry M Popkin and Soowon Kim},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 1A},
  pages={197-203}
}
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this paper are to describe the unique aspects of the nutrition transition in South Korea, including trends in food consumption and obesity, patterns of morbidity and mortality; to focus on efforts to maintain the traditional diet in the midst of rapid economic growth and the introduction of Western culture; and to provide insights for other countries. DESIGN We analysed secondary dietary intake, anthropometric, morbidity and mortality data from published reports and… CONTINUE READING
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