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Emerging Societies - Coexistence of Childhood Malnutrition and Obesity

63rd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop, Pediatric Program, New Delhi, March-April 2008

Editor(s): Kalhan S.C. (Cleveland, Ohio) 
Prentice A.M. (London) 
Yajnik C.S. (Pune) 
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Vol. 63, No. , 2009
Section title: Epidemiology of the Nutrition Transition
Kalhan SC, Prentice AM, Yajnik CS (eds): Emerging Societies – Coexistence of Childhood Malnutrition and Obesity. Nestlé Nutr Inst Workshop Ser Pediatr Program, vol 63, pp 1–14, Nestec Ltd., Vevey/S. Karger AG, Basel, © 2009.
(DOI:10.1159/000209967)
Epidemiology of the Nutrition Transition

Global Changes in Diet and Activity Patterns as Drivers of the Nutrition Transition

Popkin B.M.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Abstract

The nutrition transition relates to broad patterns of diet, activity and body composition that have defined our nutritional status in various stages of history. The world is rapidly shifting from a dietary period in which the higher income countries were dominated by patterns of nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NR-NCDs; while the lower and middle world were dominated by receding famine) to one in which the world is increasingly being dominated by NR-NCDs. Dietary changes appear to be shifting universally toward a diet dominated by higher intakes of caloric sweeteners, animal source foods, and edible oils. Activity patterns at work, leisure, travel, and in the home are equally shifting rapidly toward reduced energy expenditure. Large-scale declines in food prices (e.g., beef prices), increased access to supermarkets, and urbanization of urban and rural areas are key underlying factors.

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Book Title: Emerging Societies - Coexistence of Childhood Malnutrition and Obesity (63rd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop, Pediatric Program, New Delhi, March-April 2008)

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