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Dynamics of Nutrition Transition and Its Implications for the Developing World

Citation

Popkin, Barry M. (2003). Dynamics of Nutrition Transition and Its Implications for the Developing World. In Elmadfa, Ibrahim; Anklam, Elke; & Kaönig, Jürgen (Eds.), Modern Aspects of Nutrition: Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives (pp. 262-4). New York: Karger.

Abstract

The proceedings include all main contributions (plenary lectures, special lectures, keynote lectures) presented at the 17th International Congress of Nutrition, held in Vienna, Austria, in August 2001. Following the outline of the congress program, this book covers nearly all aspects of modern nutrition, namely major and minor nutrients and their biological relevance, recommendations, guidelines and policy on nutrition, nutrition in health and disease, nutrition of specific population groups, advances and trends in nutrition research, advances in food production, food processing, food security and safety. One major topic of the congress was the focus on ‘Africa: nutritional problems of regions - the future of a continent’, all main lectures of this symposium are also included in the proceedings. The proceedings give a comprehensive review of the present knowledge and future perspectives of nutrition by the worldwide most prominent scientists in a resourceful form of one volume.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Modern Aspects of Nutrition: Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives

Series Title

Forum of Nutrition

Author(s)

Popkin, Barry M.

Editor(s)

Elmadfa, Ibrahim
Anklam, Elke
Kaönig, Jürgen

Year Published

2003

Pages

262-4

Publisher

Karger

City of Publication

New York

Reference ID

2148