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Socioeconomic burden of sugar-sweetened beverages consumption in Korea
- Shim, Jee-Seon (Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine) ;
- Kang, Nam Hoon (Department of Economics, Hanshin University) ;
- Lee, Jung Sug (Department of Food and Nutrition, Kookmin University) ;
- Kim, Ki Nam (Department of Food and Nutrition, Daejeon University) ;
- Chung, Hae Kyung (Department of Food and Nutrition, Hoseo University) ;
- Chung, Hae Rang (Nutrition for the future (Inc)) ;
- Kim, Hung-Ju (Department of Social Welfare, Wonkang University) ;
- Ahn, Yoon-Sook (Research Center of Social Economic, Wonkang University) ;
- Chang, Moon-Jeong (Department of Food and Nutrition, Kookmin University)
- Received : 2018.07.31
- Accepted : 2018.10.24
- Published : 2019.04.01
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Excessive sugar consumption may increase the risk for development of several diseases. Although average dietary sugar intake of Koreans is within the recommended level, an increasing trend has been found in all age groups. This study aimed to evaluate the population attributable fractions (PAF) to dietary sugar for disease and death in Korea, and to estimate the socioeconomic effects of a reduction in dietary sugar. MATERIALS/METHODS: The prevalence of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) overconsumption (
Supported by : Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
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