National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1989: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, on S. 253 ... June 23, 1989, Volume 4

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Page 120 - Nutrition Monitoring in the United States. A Progress Report from the Joint Nutrition Monitoring Evaluation Committee.
Page 156 - The data are not sufficient, however, to quantify the contribution of diet to the overall cancer risk or to determine the quantitative reduction in risk that might be achieved by dietary modifications.
Page 152 - THE COMMITTEE'S DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS • Every day eat five or more servings" of a combination of vegetables and fruits, especially green and yellow vegetables and citrus fruits. Also, increase intake of starches and other complex carbohydrates by eating six or more daily servings of a combination of breads, cereals, and legumes.
Page 144 - There is clear evidence that the total amounts and types of fats and other lipids in the diet influence the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases and, to a less well-established extent, certain forms of cancer and possibly obesity.
Page 1 - US SENATE, COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, Washington, DC. The Committee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:33 am, in room SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Hon.
Page 158 - Methodological shortcomings inhibit the interpretation and analysis of data and often prevent the derivation of precise ^ 'o conclusions about the association of diet and chronic diseases. Thus, the committee recommends that high priority be given to development of better methods for data collection, quantification of dietary exposures and effects, and data analysis. • Identification of markers of exposure and early indicators of the risk of various chronic diseases. This category of research is...
Page 71 - We have completed two years of data collection from specific high risk groups — women 19-50 years of age and their children 1-5 years of age, including a separate low-income sample as mandated by the Food Security Act of 1985.
Page 13 - For the two out of three adult Americans who do not smoke and do not drink excessively, one personal choice seems to influence long-term health prospects more than any other: what we eat.
Page 154 - Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Page 131 - ANTHONY B. MILLER, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada LOT B. PAGE, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland RICHARD M. SCHIEKEN, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia East Hospital, Richmond, Virginia RICHARD B.

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