Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Umberto Pagano
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/3 Language Italian
Pages 16 P. 158-173 File size 484 KB
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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.
Umberto Pagano, La forza obesogena della globalizzazione in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 3/2016, pp 158-173, DOI: 10.3280/SES2016-003013