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Nutrition Transition Global Obesity
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Nutrition Transition Rapid global changes occurring in diet and lifestyle Effect of these changes on disease patterns in the developing world Shift seen as: percentage of deaths resulting from communicable disease (bacteria, virus, parasite) declines percentage of deaths from non-communicable disease grows
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Areas Impacted Seen in all areas of the world Rapid changes in: Latin America South Africa China
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Developing World Nutrition Transition and Disease Burden 1990 2020 Murray and Lopez, 1996
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Transition Increase in chronic diseases associated with obesity Type II diabetes Hypertension Cardiovascular disease Cancer
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Three Major Contributors to Transition Demographic changes in populations Urbanization Changes in dietary trends
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Three Major Contributors to Transition Demographic changes in populations Slower population growth rate Decline in mortality Increased proportion of population at age for chronic disease
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