Using research on the obesity pandemic as a guide to a unified vision of nutrition.

  title={Using research on the obesity pandemic as a guide to a unified vision of nutrition.},
  author={Barry M Popkin},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={8 6A},
OBJECTIVE To focus on factors that play a major role in our rapid, global nutritional changes. DESIGN A range of studies are summarised: these show how an understanding of social, economic and technological change at the global, national and community levels affects diet, activity, and body composition patterns and trends. These studies are used to demonstrate the value of the key global, national, community, household and individual factors that should define the field of nutrition… CONTINUE READING

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