Diet and Health: Implications for Reducing Chronic Disease Risk
National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences, Committee on Diet and Health
National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Medical - 768 pages
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.