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This paper investigates how trade liberalisation has contributed to a dietary shift from one dominated by traditional staples to one high in animal products, a trend that is associated with both improved intake in micronutrients, and higher rates of obesity and other diet-related diseases in...

Author(s)
Law, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2019, 113, pp 277-293
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Date
5 July 2018
Abstract

Background: Chinese immigrants are the third largest immigrant group in Australia. Recent qualitative evidence from Victorian Maternal and Child Health nurses indicate that infants of Chinese parents commonly have rapid growth trajectories and that high value is placed on rapid growth and having a...

Author(s)
Bolton, K. A.; Kremer, P.; Hesketh, K. D.; Laws, R.; Kuswara, K.; Campbell, K. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pediatrics, 2018, 18, 209, pp (27 June 2018)
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the overall effect of promotions on consumers' food purchases in Scotland and to consider the implications of the findings for food and health policy. Design/methodology/approach: This is achieved by analysing a representative scanner panel data set...

Author(s)
Revoredo-Giha, C.; Akaichi, F.; Leat, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2018, 120, 5, pp 1028-1045
Abstract

Herbal dietary supplement (HDS)-induced hepato- and cardiotoxicity is an emerging clinical problem. In this study, we investigated the liver and heart toxicity of HDS OxyELITE-PROTM New Formula (OEP-NF), a dietary supplement marketed for weight loss and performance enhancement that was recently...

Author(s)
Skinner, C. M.; Miousse, I. R.; Ewing, L. E.; Sridharan, V.; Cao, M.; Lin HaiXia; Williams, D. K.; Avula, B.; Haider, S.; Chittiboyina, A. G.; Khan, I. A.; Elsohly, M. A.; Boerma, M.; Gurley, B. J.; Koturbash, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2018, 122, pp 21-32
Abstract

Objectives: Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is now advocated, and implemented, in many countries as a measure to reduce the purchase and consumption of sugar to tackle obesity. To date, there has been little consideration of the potential impact that such a measure could have if extended to ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. D.; Cornelsen, L.; Quirmbach, D.; Jebb, S. A.; Marteau, T. M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2018, 8, 4, pp e019788
Abstract

The state undertakes activities that strengthen welfare of the society within state boundaries as a duty, as required by the social state principle in the Article 2 of the Constitution. Activities for improving society health are considered in this regard; USA in particular, obesity tax is applied...

Author(s)
Eroğlu, O.; Koyuncu, C.
Publisher
Omer Halisdemir University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Nigde, Turkey
Citation
Academic Review of Economics and Administrative Sciences, 2018, 11, 2, pp 178-194
Abstract

Taxes on sugary drinks are being implemented to prevent chronic diseases. Sugar-sweetened milk has been exempt from such policies because of its nutritional value. This systematic review sought to examine whether flavored milk consumption was associated with milk and energy intake, and obesity...

Author(s)
Patel, A. I.; Moghadam, S. D.; Freedman, M.; Hazari, A.; Fang MinLin; Allen, I. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2018, 111, pp 151-162
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of different menu labelling formats on healthy food choices in a real restaurant setting. Design/methodology/approach: This cross-sectional, randomised and controlled parallel-group trial was conducted in Brazil in 2013. In total, 313...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R. C.; Fernandes, A. C.; Proença, R. P. da C.; Hartwell, H.; Rodrigues, V. M.; Colussi, C. F.; Fiates, G. M. R.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2018, 120, 4, pp 788-803
Abstract

BACKGROUND: Obesity has risen dramatically in recent decades in the US and most other countries of the world. This has led to a search for public policies and other interventions that can prevent obesity and improve diets. However, there remain considerable uncertainty and confusion about the...

Author(s)
Cawley, J.; Wen, K.
Publisher
American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Washington, USA
Citation
Clinical Chemistry, 2018, 64, 1, pp 163-172

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