Diet and Health: Implications for Reducing Chronic Disease Risk

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National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Medical - 768 pages
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Diet and Health examines the many complex issues concerning diet and its role in increasing or decreasing the risk of chronic disease. It proposes dietary recommendations for reducing the risk of the major diseases and causes of death today: atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (including heart attack and stroke), cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, liver disease, and dental caries.

 

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Contents

PART IIEvidence on Dietary Components and Chronic Diseases
137
PART IIIImpact of Dietary Patterns on Chronic Diseases
527
PART IVOverall Assessment Conclusions and Recommendations
649

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