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India, 'Cultural Density' and the Model of Food Transition

"Food Transition" tells us that as development proceeds and incomes rise, individuals first consume more of cereals and then at a later stage less of these and more of meat and expensive foods. In India cereal consumption has been falling even before the first stage. What explains this trend?

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