The nutrition transition and prevention of diet-related chronic diseases in Asia and the Pacific

This work was carried out as part of the ADB-IFPRI Regional Technical Assistance Project on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific.

Chronic diseases may soon dominate the disease burden of Asia and the Pacific - at much higher cost to families and health systems than infectious diseases.

Author: 
Popkin, Barry M.
Horton, Susan
Kim, Soowon
Published date: 
2001
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