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Monitoring the price and affordability of foods and diets globally

Lee, A.; Mhurchu, C. N.; Sacks, G.; Swinburn, B.; Snowdon, W.; Vandevijvere, S.; Hawkes, C.; L’Abbé, M.; Rayner, M.; Sanders, D.; Barquera, S.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Walker, C.; Friel, Sharon


Food prices and food affordability are important determinants of food choices, obesity and non-communicable diseases. As governments around the world consider policies to promote the consumption of healthier foods, data on the relative price and affordability of foods, with a particular focus on the difference between ‘less healthy’ and ‘healthy’ foods and diets, are urgently needed. This paper briefly reviews past and current approaches to monitoring food prices, and identifies key...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Obesity Reviews 14 .Suppl. 1 (2013): 82–95
DOI: 10.1111/obr.12078


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