Development of food for an increasingly overweight population

Abstract

Nowadays, obesity is considered one of the biggest problems in public health, by its high prevalence and the relationship between the not chronic diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, among others. At the global level, over-weight is increased not only in high-income countries, but mainly in the low and medium, substantially in urban environments. In developing countries close to 35 million people were identified with this problem, while that developed the amount just reaches 8 million.
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Author Biographies

Alejandro FRANCO-AGUILAR, Universidad de Antioquia
Nutricionista, MSc, PhD, Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Alimentarias
Diana María GRANDA-RESTREPO, Universidad de Antioquia
Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Alimentarias, Profesional en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, MSc, PhD, Profesora Asociada de Tiempo Completo
Juan Diego TORRES OQUENDO, Universidad de Antioquia
Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Alimentarias, Profesional en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, PhD, Profesor Asistente de Tiempo Completo
Published
2018-12-18
How to Cite
FRANCO-AGUILAR, A., GRANDA-RESTREPO, D. M., & TORRES OQUENDO, J. D. (2018). Development of food for an increasingly overweight population. Vitae, 25(3), 118-119. https://doi.org/10.17533/udea.vitae.v25n3a01
Section
Editorial