Poor Diet in Shift Workers: A New Occupational Health Hazard?

Published By: PLOS Medicine on eSS | Published Date: December, 31 , 2011

As the world of work becomes increasingly 24 hour, shift work will become more common. Shift work has the potential to accelerate the progression of the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes. Obviously, diet is only one component in the pathway to diabetes, but, unlike the metabolic consequences of a deranged circadian rhythm it is potentially amenable to easy intervention. [PLOS Editorial]. URL:[http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001152].

Author(s): PLoS Medicine Editors | Posted on: Jan 06, 2012 | Views(1523) | Download (203)


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