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Migrants getting fat in Australia: acculturation and its effects on the nutrition and physical activity of African migrants to developed countries
bookposted on 2007-01-01, 00:00 authored by Andre Renzaho
Obesity is a significant health problem in Australia and other developed countries and acculturation is one fo the many risk factors. This new book summarizes acculturation and anthropometric outcomes among sub-Saharan African migrants in Australia. The book further examines the relationship between acculturation and food, energy and nutrient intake and physical activity. Some policy recommendations are proposed.