The impact of front-of-pack nutrition claims on urban Nepali consumers' food choice processes
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Background. Obesity is a growing health problem worldwide among children and adults, including in many low and middle income countries which are undergoing a nutrition transition. One such country is Nepal, with the highest prevalence of obesity occurring in urban regions and among people of higher socio-economic status (SES). Past research on nutrition transition suggests that an obesogenic food environment contributes to this problem. One aspect of food choice is the influence of marketing on food packaging, including front-of-package nutrition claims (FOP NCs). FOP NCs on food can be both ...