The nutrition transition, marked by rapid shifts toward the Nutrition Transition Pattern characterized by increased inactivity and obesity, has occurred along with other rapid social and economic changes in the developing world. The complex interplay among the demographic, nutritional, and epidemiological transitions has led to increases in morbidity and mortality resulting from several noncommunicable diseases.
August 20–24, 2001, Bellagio, Italy
Followed by a symposium at the International Congress of Nutrition in Vienna, Italy
- Conference Papers in Acrobat PDF format as published in Public Health Nutrition (Feb 2002)
- Picture of Participants
The Bellagio Conference was organized by the International Union of Nutritional Sciences Committee on the Nutrition Transition to further understand the nutrition transition and discuss ways to push forward both research and program/policy work.
For further information, contact:
|Barry M. Popkin, Professor of Nutrition|
|Carolina Population Center|
|CB# 8120 University Square|
|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Chapel Hill, NC 27516-3997|
|Phone: (919) 966-1732|
|Fax: (919) 966-9159|