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La forza obesogena della globalizzazione
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Umberto Pagano 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 158-173 FullText PDF:  484 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2016-003013
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The relationship between the obesity epidemic on a world scale and the dynamics, directly or indirectly, induced by ongoing globalization processes, is an item of attention to those who analyze the evolution of present food production and consumption, if only for the more than suspect chronological coincidence Up today, however, the empirical studies to corroborate the existence of a correlation and measure its magnitude are very few. Thus, in order to achieve a fuller understanding of the spreading phenomenon of overweight and obesity - carrying with it terrific social and sanitary costs - more studies are needed. This paper provides a contribution in this direction.
Keywords: Obesity; overweight; globalization; KOF index; food consumption; obesogenic life-style.

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Umberto Pagano, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 3/2016, pp. 158-173, DOI:10.3280/SES2016-003013

   

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