Carolina Population Centre, Univesrity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Development Policy Rewiew 21(5-6): 581-597
Nutrition transition; Developing world;
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This article explores shifts in nutrtition trasnsition from the period termed the receding famine pattern to one dominated by nutrition-related non-comunicable diseases. It examines the spedd of these changes, summarizes dietary and physical activity changes, and provides some sens of the health effects and economic costs.