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Diet and health : implications for reducing chronic disease risk / Committee on Diet and Health, Food and Nutrition Board, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

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Subject: Chronic diseases > Nutritional aspects.
Chronic Disease.
Risk Factors.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 058503219X
  • ISBN: 9780585032191
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 749 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1989.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: Introduction, definitions, and methodology -- Executive summary -- Methodological considerations in evaluating the evidence -- Dietary intake and nutritional status: trends and assessment -- Genetics and nutrition -- Extent and distribution of chronic disease: an overview.
Part II: Evidence on dietary components and chronic diseases -- Calories: total macronutrient intake, energy expenditure, and net energy stores -- Fats and other lipids -- Protein -- Carbohydrates -- Dietary Fiber -- Fat-soluble vitamins -- Water-soluble vitamins -- Minerals -- Trace elements -- Electrolytes -- Alcohol -- Coffee, tea, and other nonnutritive dietary components -- Dietary supplements.
Part III: Impact of dietary patterns on chronic diseases -- Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases -- Hypertension -- Obesity and eating disorders -- Cancer -- Osteoporosis -- Diabetes mellitus -- Hepatobiliary disease -- Dental caries.
Part IV: Overall assessment, conclusions, and recommendations -- Overall assessment and major conclusions -- Recommendations on diet, chronic diseases, and health -- Index.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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