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Nutrition transition

Index Nutrition transition

Nutrition transition is the shift in dietary consumption and energy expenditure that coincides with economic, demographic, and epidemiological changes. [1]

9 relations: Barry Popkin, Effects of NAFTA on Mexico, Epidemiological transition, Ethical eating, Food prices, Non-centrifugal cane sugar, Obstetric transition, Outline of nutrition, Social determinants of health in poverty.

Barry Popkin

Barry Michael Popkin (born May 23, 1944) is an American food science researcher and the W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Nutrition (as well as Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, where he is the director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Obesity.

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Effects of NAFTA on Mexico

The North American Free Trade Agreement of 1994's effects on Mexico have long been overshadowed by the debate on the Agreement's effects on the economy of the United States.

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Epidemiological transition

In demography and medical geography, epidemiological transition is a phase of development witnessed by a sudden and stark increase in population growth rates brought by improved food security and innovations in public health and medicine, followed by a re-leveling of population growth due to subsequent declines in fertility rates.

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Ethical eating

Ethical eating or food ethics refers to the moral consequences of food choices, both those made by humans for themselves and those made for food animals.

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Food prices

Food prices refer to the (averaged) price level for food in particular countries or regions or on a global scale.

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Non-centrifugal cane sugar

Non-centrifugal cane sugar (NCS) is the technical name given to traditional raw sugar obtained by evaporating water from sugarcane juice.

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Obstetric transition

In reproductive health, obstetric transition is a concept around the secular trend of countries gradually shifting from a pattern of high maternal mortality to low maternal mortality, from direct obstetric causes of maternal mortality to indirect causes, aging of maternal population, and moving from the natural history of pregnancy and childbirth to institutionalization of maternity care, medicalization and over medicalization.

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Outline of nutrition

The following outline is provided as an overview of and a topical guide to nutrition.

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Social determinants of health in poverty

The social determinants of health in poverty describe the factors that affect impoverished populations' health and health inequality.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrition_transition

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