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Obesity, convenience and "phood"

Dixon, Jane; Hinde, Sarah; Banwell, Cathy

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Purpose - With rising levels of obesity, public health attention has turned to the "obesogenic environment", which includes the ready availability of convenience foods. We seek to provide an historical account of the popularity of convenience foods, alongside an elaboration of how international and Australian experts believe convenience food has contributed to rising rates of obesity. In this context, the paper aims to speculate about the likely success of functional foods, or "phoods", and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23852
Source: British Food Journal
DOI: 10.1108/00070700610682328

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