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This article uses the controversy sparked by the 2012 California foie gras ban as springboard for conceptualizing French and Francophone objections to US cultural imperialism and the so-called "obesity epidemic." In particular, it explores the controversial practice of force-feeding or gavage as a...

Author(s)
Forth, C. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2018, 21, 3, pp 350-366
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Author(s)
Schaller, K.; Mons, U.
Publisher
Umschau Zeitschriftenverlag GmbH, Weisbaden, Germany
Citation
Ernährungs Umschau, 2018, 65, 2, pp 34-41
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Background and Objectives: This review manuscript examines the burden and national response to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), food and nutrition security in Vietnam from 1975 to 2015. Methods and Study Design: We extracted data from peer-reviewed manuscripts and reports of nationally...

Author(s)
Nguyen, T. T.; Hoang, M. V.
Publisher
HEC Press, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2018, 27, 1, pp 19-28
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Issue addressed: Smoking, risky drinking, overweight and obesity, and physical inactivity are health-risk factors (HRFs) that contribute significantly to morbidity worldwide. Several initiatives have been introduced over the past two decades to reduce these HRFs. This paper examines changes in the...

Author(s)
Powers, J. R.; Loxton, D.; Anderson, A. E.; Dobson, A. J.; Mishra, G. D.; Hockey, R.; Brown, W. J.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 2017, 28, 3, pp 255-259
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Potato chip consumption is linked to the fast pace of life due to its low cost and practicality, however, they present high levels of carbohydrates, lipids and sodium, which are nutrients directly linked to chronic non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity. This study...

Author(s)
Salomão, D. U.; Ferreira, A. R.; Neves, E. C. A.; Rocco, L. A. C. M.; Barbin, D. F.; Clerici, M. T. P. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Anápolis, Brazil
Citation
Revista Agrotecnologia, 2017, 8, 2, pp 61-70
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Introduction Food pricing policies to promote healthy diets, such as taxes, price manipulations, and food subsidies, have been tested in different settings. However, little consensus exists about the effect of these policies on the availability of healthy and unhealthy foods, on what foods...

Author(s)
Gittelsohn, J.; Trude, A. C. B.; Kim HyunJu
Publisher
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Washington, USA
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 2017, 14, 11, pp E107
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Background and aims: Fasting of Ramadan leads to changes in dietary habits, physical activity, sleep and time of drug intake for diabetics. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of pre-Ramadan education on dietary intake and anthropometry of two groups of patients. Material and...

Author(s)
Bencharif, M.; Boudaoud, C.; Fenaghra, A.; Benabbas, Y.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, 2017, 24, 4, pp 295-307
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Objectives: To investigate community support for government-led policy initiatives to positively influence the food environment, and to identify whether there is a relationship between support for food policy initiatives and awareness of the link between obesity-related lifestyle risk factors and...

Author(s)
Watson, W.; Weber, M.; Hughes, C.; Wellard, L.; Chapman, K.
Publisher
Sax Institute, Ultimo, Australia
Citation
Public Health Research & Practice, 2017, 27, 5, pp e27341703
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We assessed changes in employment in the manufacturing industry, the commercial sector and national unemployment rates, associated with the fiscal policies implemented in 2014 in Mexico: a 1 peso per liter excise tax to sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) and an 8% tax on nonessential energy-dense ...

Author(s)
Guerrero-López, C. M.; Molina, M.; Colchero, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2017, 105, Supplement, pp S43-S49
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South Africa faces a severe and growing obesity epidemic. Obesity and its co-morbidities raise public and private expenditures on healthcare. Sugary beverages are heavily consumed in South Africa and are linked to the onset of overweight and obesity. Excise taxation of sugary beverages has been...

Author(s)
Stacey, N.; Tugendhaft, A.; Hofman, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2017, 105, Supplement, pp S26-S31

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