“Changes in din­ning habits present new chal­lenges to tra­di­tional nu­tri­tion in­ter­ven­tion strate­gies.”

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

New re­search on Shang­hai res­i­dents’ diet and health re­leased by Shang­hai Mu­nic­i­pal Com­mis­sion of Health and Fam­ily Plan­ning shows that 61 per­cent of all Shang­hai res­i­dents of­ten dine out, which is much higher than the na­tional av­er­age of 42 per­cent, thep­a­per.cn re­ported Satur­day. Ac­cord­ing to experts from Shang­hai Mu­nic­i­pal Cen­ter for Dis­ease Con­trol & Preven­tion, who con­ducted the study, be­tween 2012 and 2017, apart from din­ning out and pre-pack­aged foods, the rise of new con­sump­tion pat­terns such as take­out foods and on­line shop­ping have af­fected tra­di­tional fam­i­lies’ cook­ing habits and pose neg­a­tive fac­tors on health.

Il­lus­tra­tions: Chen Xia/GT

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