سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۳
محل انتشار: هشتمین کنگره تغذیه ایران
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Gail G Harrison – SCHOOL OF PUBLC HEALTH, University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA) Center for Health Policy Research Los Angels, CA, U.S.A
account for a large proportion for the effort and attention of nutrition professeionals worldwide. The fact that both problems exist in the same societies and communities. And sometimes in the same households. Poses a dilemma both in planning nutrition interventions and in translating nutrition problems for policy-makers. Whether there is a correlation between risk of obesity and risk of food insecurity is an open question. there have been social/ecological. metabolic and behavioral mechanisms hypothesized to wxplain such a link. but the data establishing a link are inconclusive at best. The co-occurrence of adult obesity and child underweight within houscholds becomes more common as the prevalence of obesity in a population rises but has not been demonestrated to occur more often than random distribution would predict. The possibly effective intervemtions to reduce both overweight.obesity and household food insecurity are different and there is always a danger that an effective intervention to reduce one problem will exacerbate the other. There is a need to develop population-level interventions and punlic health messages that minimize the risk of both types of nutritional problem.