Nutrition and Physical Fitness in Public Health: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, on Oversight on Diet and Its Association with the Cause and Prevention of Cancer, and the Utilization of Quality Exercise in the Health Care Industry, November 13, 1985
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986 - Cancer - 259 pages
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Page 150 - Diabetes, with its complications, is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for over 300,000 lives annually.
Page 180 - The fifth report of the Joint National Committee on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure.
Page 45 - A generally accepted approach is to define physical fitness as the ability to carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, and with ample energy to enjoy leisure-time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies.
Page 138 - AT the suggestion of the chairman of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences...
Page 193 - I promote the old proverb, give me a fish, and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish, and I eat for a lifetime.
Page 71 - According to the director of the division of cancer prevention and control at the National Cancer Institute (NCI; www.cancer.gov/), "More than 150 studies have clearly shown that groups of people who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables get less cancer at a number of cancer sites.
Page 6 - ... supportive of American agriculture and inspires public confidence. These programs are vital to our Nation since about one in five Americans participate in one or more nutrition assistance programs. The critical importance of our mission is...
Page 130 - The sad fact is that more than 40 million Americans have one or more forms of heart or blood vessel disease.