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Demand for food and nutrients in developing countries

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses various issues arising from the estimation of income elasticities of energy and nutrients using different types of data from developing countries. While it is reasonable to ... More


Nutritional Epidemiology

Walter C. Willett

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is intended to increase understanding of the complex relationships between diet and the major diseases of western civilization, such as cancer and atherosclerosis. The book starts with an ... More


Biochemical Indicators of Dietary Intake

Rob M. Van Dam and David Hunter

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754038
eISBN:
9780199979448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754038.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reviews the relationships between the intake of nutrients and foods and their corresponding biochemical indicators. First, it discusses some general principles of the relation between ... More


Adaptation to Undernourishment

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Adaptation to undernourishment is discussed in eight sections: (1) the international incidence of calorie deficiency; (2) genetic, physiological, and behavioural adaptation to undernourishment; (3) ... More


Food-Frequency Methods

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Food frequency questionnaires have become the primary method for measuring dietary intake in epidemiological studies. Such questionnaires are directed to the dietary exposure of conceptual interest ... More


Nutritional Epidemiology

Walter Willett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754038
eISBN:
9780199979448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754038.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is about the complex relationships between diet and risks of important diseases, such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. The book starts with an overview of research strategies in ... More


Food As Exposure: Measuring Dietary Intakes And Consumption Patterns

Tamar Lasky

in Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172638
eISBN:
9780199865727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Measurement of dietary intake and consumption patterns is a complex area used to estimate exposure to specific foods, food groups, or nutritional components that may be associated with food-borne ... More


Assessing Undernutrition: The Need for a Reconceptualization

P. Payne

in Nutrition and Poverty

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283966
eISBN:
9780191684470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283966.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter stresses the need for a reconceptualization of the assessment of undernutrition. It describes the current controversy about adaptation, the latest in a long history of conflicts that ... More


Diet and foraging behavior

William J. Sutherland

in Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The availability of food has wide-ranging effects on the population size and demography of wild birds. This chapter describes methods used to discover what birds eat, to measure the rate at which ... More


Neuropharmacology of appetite and taste preferences

Steven J. Cooper and Suzanne Higgs

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter compares the effect of some selected drugs on food intake, their effects on taste preferences, and their effects on taste reactivity measures. It aims to determine the extent to which it ... More


Central Autonomic Control of Energy Homeostasis

Barry E. Levin and Alison M. Strack

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Energy homeostasis, the balance of energy intake, assimilation, expenditure, and storage, is regulated by a distributed network of specialized metabolic sensing neurons that receive viscerosensory ... More


Recall of Remote Diet

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with the recall of diet from the remote past. For some diseases, including many cancers, the effect of diet is hypothesized to occur many years before diagnosis; thus, the ability ... More


Future Research Directions

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.19
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines future directions on nutritional epidemiology. Topics covered include development of prospective cohort dietary studies, validation studies, case-control studies in nutritional ... More


Role of the digestive afferents in food intake regulation

N. Mei

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter examines the influence of neural signals and the role of digestive afferents in the regulation of food intake. The findings highlight the complexity of sensory signals originating from ... More


Circumventricular Organs: Critical Autonomic Control Centers at the Blood–Brain Interface

Alastair V. Ferguson

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter focuses on the potential roles of the sensory circumventricular organs in central autonomic control. These specialized structures are not only able to collect and integrate information ... More


CNS responses to peripheral insults

Jan Pieter Konsman and Giamal N. Luheshi

in Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509806
eISBN:
9780191724596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509806.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter examines the importance of the central nervous components of the acute phase response (APR) for the host as well as the central nervous system (CNS) structures and immune-to-brain ... More


Metabolic Phenotyping

John R. B. Lighton

in Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830399
eISBN:
9780191868672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830399.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter describes the development of metabolic phenotyping in biomedical research, providing a critical review of methodologies for air flow management, multiplexed versus continuous sampling, ... More


Psychosocial and Biological Mechanisms behind the Recent Mortality Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe

Michael Marmot and Martin Bobak

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the effects of the social and economic changes during the transition period in the Central and Eastern European countries. It is established that before the transition era, ... More


Food, Nutrients, and Health: Some Data

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

in Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the food consumption patterns in the US relative to dietary recommendations, including the main data sources for food and nutrient intake in the US. It then ... More


Estimating environmental exposure

G. A. Zapponi

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the main aspects of exposure assessment. The assessment of environmental exposure of hazardous substances includes the measurement of environmental and food concentrations of ... More


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