Populations in transition: how to measure the dietary component ?

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  2009
Authors  Counil, E.; Chateau-Degat, M. L.; Ferland, A.; Suhas, E.; Teyssou, R.; Dewailly, E.
Journal Title  Canadian J Diabetes
Volume  33
Issue  3
Pages  229
Journal Date  2009

The dietary transition that accompanies rapid social change has been related to increased prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes worldwide, and in particular among aboriginal populations. Instead of using individual food/nutrient consumptions or complex dietary patterns as a measure of dietary changes over time, age and space, we propose a simple score developed in the framework of the Dietary and Health Transition in French Polynesia study.

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