You are what you eat and you eat what you can afford

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): D.Labadarios, F.Tshitangano, O.Shisana
KEYWORDS: EATING BEHAVIOUR, FOOD PRICES, FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH), Office of the CEO (ERM), Office of the CEO (OCEO), Office of the CEO (IL), Office of the CEO (BS), Office of the CEO (IA)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-september-2013/you-are-what-you-eat-and-you-eat-what-you-can-afford
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7913

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Abstract

Despite the significant improvements in food security recorded since 2008, food security and hunger remains a serious issue in the country. And many do not eat enough healthy food, Demetre Labadarios, Fred shitangano and Olive Shisana found when investigated the eating habits of South Africans during the SANHANES-I study.