Diet, Nutrition, and Health

Diet, Nutrition, and Health

by Kenneth Carroll
     
 

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The role of diet in health and disease has been the subject of much general discussion in the media; major reports were recently issued by the US Surgeon General as well as by the National Academy of Sciences. In Canada, the Department of National Health and Welfare has released dietary recommendations designed to reduce the risk of disease and improve Canadian…  See more details below

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The role of diet in health and disease has been the subject of much general discussion in the media; major reports were recently issued by the US Surgeon General as well as by the National Academy of Sciences. In Canada, the Department of National Health and Welfare has released dietary recommendations designed to reduce the risk of disease and improve Canadian health. Diet, Nutrition, and Health is a timely source of scientific documentation on diet and health. Contributors include: J. Barone, Joyce L. Beare-Rogers, John Cairns. C. Wayne Callaway, K.K. Carroll, Sonja L. Connor, William E. Connor, Claire Cronier, Philip J. Garry, J. Geboers, Richard B. Goldbloom, Joan Dye Gussow, Richard Havel, J.R. Hebert, Anthony B. Hodsman, W.P.T. James, David J.A. Jenkins, Jozef V. Joossens, Harold Kalant, Norman M. Kaplan, David Kritchevsky, Gilbert A. Leveille, J. Alick Little, Lewis E. Lloyd, Anthony B. Miller, William E. Mitch, Minako Nagao, Heather Neilsen, Hiroko Ohgaki, Pirjo Pietinen, Robert Rhyne, Daniel A.K. Roncari, Takashi Sugimura, Keiji Wakabayshi, Thomas M.S. Wolever, and Ernst L. Wynder.

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Papers prepared for a symposium held at the U. of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, May 1987, on aspects of the role of diet in health and disease, with particular reference to cardiovascular disease, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, kidney disease, and osteoporosis. Includes major presentations on the development and implementation of dietary guidelines. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780773507333
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
08/06/1990
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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