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The social disorganization of eating: A neglected determinant of the Australian epidemic of overweight/obesity

Bittman, Michael; Cleary, Eimear; Wilkinson-Bibicos, Charlotte; Gershuny, Jonathan

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Background Over the last 150 years, advanced economies have seen the burden of disease shift to non-communicable diseases. The risk factors for these diseases are often co-morbidities associated with unhealthy weight. The prevalence of overweight/obesity among adults in the advanced countries of the English-speaking world is currently more than two-thirds of the adult population. However, while much attention has concentrated on changes in diet that might have provoked this rapid increase in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-06-03
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217395
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-6768-3
Access Rights: Open Access

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