Affluence, obesity, and non-communicable diseases in India

Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha, Vani Kulkarni

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    Abstract

    Aging, growing affluence, obesity, and NCDs are closely linked. This chapter examines these links using a nationwide household survey. Attention is given to complex health policy choices given the irreversibility of growing affluence, lifestyle changes and urbanization.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationDiets, Malnutrition, and Disease: The Indian Experience
    Editors Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha & Vani S Kulkarni
    Place of PublicationNew Delhi, India
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Pages166-189
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9780198099215
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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