- Alimentary uncertainties: From contested evidence to policy
- Volume | Issue number
- 10 | 2
- Pages (from-to)
- Document type
- Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG)
- Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
In the years since the World Health Organization (2000) released its warning of a pandemic of ‘globesity’ spreading from the so-called developed to the so-called developing world, global health agencies have become increasingly invested in producing knowledge about the relation between eating and health. Attention has been directed at understanding the etiology of obesity in order to establish effective public health interventions, which are often couched in terms of managing the ever-growing costs of non-communicable diseases to national health-care systems.
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