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Rapid Economic Change, the Nutrition Transition and Its Effects on the Structure of Consumption: The Nutrition Transition in China [Reprint]

Citation

Popkin, Barry M.; Lu, Bing; & Guo, Xuguang (2002). Rapid Economic Change, the Nutrition Transition and Its Effects on the Structure of Consumption: The Nutrition Transition in China [Reprint]. In Kataki, Palit K. & Babu, Suresh Chandra (Eds.), Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition: Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Productivity (pp. 99-118). Binghamton, N.Y.: Food Products Press.

Abstract

Utilizing complete food systems to improve nutrition has become a priority in the fight against malnutrition. This book examines all aspects of food systems, drawing on examples from various countries and geographical regions. Bringing together the most recent work of international experts, Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition provides an important overview of the food systems approach. It also explores the extent of malnourishment in different areas; presents case studies from South Asia, China, India, Bangladesh, and East Africa; points to ways to improve food production and nutrient quality; and suggests directions for future research. Helpful charts and tables make the information in this well-referenced book easy to access and understand.

Notes

Reprint of Record 2138. Co-published simultaneously in journal and book.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition: Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Productivity

Author(s)

Popkin, Barry M.
Lu, Bing
Guo, Xuguang

Editor(s)

Kataki, Palit K.
Babu, Suresh Chandra

Year Published

2002

Pages

99-118

Publisher

Food Products Press

City of Publication

Binghamton, N.Y.

Reference ID

5117