The Lancet Global Health Journal: Dietary quality among men and women in 187 countries in 1990 and 2010: a systematic assessment

Authors: Dr Fumiaki Imamura,PhD, Renata Micha, PhD, Shahab Khatibzadeh, MD, Saman Fahimi, MD, Peilin Shi, PhD, John Powles, MBBS, Dariush Mozaffarian, DrPH on behalf of the Global Burden of Diseases Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NutriCoDE)

From 1990 to 2010, diets based on healthy items such as fruit and vegetables improved globally whereas diets based on unhealthy items including processed meat and sweetened drinks worsened in most world regions, according to the first study to assess diet quality in 187 countries covering almost 4.5 billion adults. An open access article.