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Fifty Breakthroughs for Sustainable Global Development

Fifty Breakthroughs for Sustainable Global Development News & Analysis Global Health Diet Quality Declines Despite Increase Investigators also transplanted fecal mi- in Healthy Food Consumption crobiota samples from healthy and malnour- Over the last 2 decades, adults around the ished twins into germ-free mice who were world modestly increased their intake of fed either a standard nutritionally sufficient healthy dietary items, but this trend was ex- mouse chow diet or a low-nutrient diet typi- ceeded by increases in consumption of un- cal in Malawi. healthy items, according to an analysis of Mice fed a low-nutrient “Malawian” global dietary patterns (Imamura F et al. diet that received microbiota from a mal- Lancet Glob Health. 2015;3[3]:e132-e142). nourished twin had a high number of Researchers evaluated hundreds of na- immune-targeted gut bacteria from the tionaldietarysurveysfrom187countriescov- Enterobacteriaceae family. These mice ering 88.7% of the global adult population to also lost more weight than animals fed the compare food and nutrient intake by region, same diet but who were colonized with nation,age,andsexfrom1990to2010.They microbiota from the healthy co-twins. evaluatedtrendsandchangesin3dietarypat- Mice fed standard nutrient-balanced terns: consumption of 10 healthy dietary mouse chow lost less weight and were Study finds global diet quality declined, despite items, including fruits, vegetables, fish, and healthier, regardless http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Fifty Breakthroughs for Sustainable Global Development

JAMA , Volume 313 (15) – Apr 21, 2015

Fifty Breakthroughs for Sustainable Global Development

Abstract

News & Analysis Global Health Diet Quality Declines Despite Increase Investigators also transplanted fecal mi- in Healthy Food Consumption crobiota samples from healthy and malnour- Over the last 2 decades, adults around the ished twins into germ-free mice who were world modestly increased their intake of fed either a standard nutritionally sufficient healthy dietary items, but this trend was ex- mouse chow diet or a low-nutrient diet typi- ceeded by increases in consumption of un- cal in...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2015.3340
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Abstract

News & Analysis Global Health Diet Quality Declines Despite Increase Investigators also transplanted fecal mi- in Healthy Food Consumption crobiota samples from healthy and malnour- Over the last 2 decades, adults around the ished twins into germ-free mice who were world modestly increased their intake of fed either a standard nutritionally sufficient healthy dietary items, but this trend was ex- mouse chow diet or a low-nutrient diet typi- ceeded by increases in consumption of un- cal in Malawi. healthy items, according to an analysis of Mice fed a low-nutrient “Malawian” global dietary patterns (Imamura F et al. diet that received microbiota from a mal- Lancet Glob Health. 2015;3[3]:e132-e142). nourished twin had a high number of Researchers evaluated hundreds of na- immune-targeted gut bacteria from the tionaldietarysurveysfrom187countriescov- Enterobacteriaceae family. These mice ering 88.7% of the global adult population to also lost more weight than animals fed the compare food and nutrient intake by region, same diet but who were colonized with nation,age,andsexfrom1990to2010.They microbiota from the healthy co-twins. evaluatedtrendsandchangesin3dietarypat- Mice fed standard nutrient-balanced terns: consumption of 10 healthy dietary mouse chow lost less weight and were Study finds global diet quality declined, despite items, including fruits, vegetables, fish, and healthier, regardless

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 21, 2015

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