Quality Of Dietary Habits Declining Worldwide, Study Shows
New York Times: Food Habits Getting Worse Around the World
“People in some poor and middle-income countries have healthier diets than those in rich ones, but major Western snack and soft drink makers are targeting children in ways that will damage their health, according to a new series of studies on obesity…” (McNeil, 2/23).
Reuters: World’s diet worsening with globalization, major study finds
“…Between 1990 and 2010, middle- and low-income countries saw consumption of unhealthy foods increase dramatically, [Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University,] said, citing information in a study he co-authored for the March edition of The Lancet Global Health journal…” (Arsenault, 2/23).
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