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The Unique Aspects of the Nutrition Transition in South Korea: The Retention of Healthful Elements in Their Traditional Diet

Citation

Lee, Min-June; Popkin, Barry M.; & Kim, Soowon (2002). The Unique Aspects of the Nutrition Transition in South Korea: The Retention of Healthful Elements in Their Traditional Diet. Public Health Nutrition, 5(1A), 197-203.

Abstract

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.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PHN2001294

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Public Health Nutrition

Author(s)

Lee, Min-June
Popkin, Barry M.
Kim, Soowon

Year Published

2002

Volume Number

5

Issue Number

1A

Pages

197-203

Reference ID

1733