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Current perspectives on nutrition and health / edited by Kenneth K. Carroll.

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Subject: Nutrition > Congresses.
Diet in disease > Congresses.
Nutritionally induced diseases > Congresses.
Nutrition > Congrès.
Régimes alimentaires > Congrès.
Maladie d'origine nutritionnelle > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780773567030
  • ISBN: 0773567038
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 318 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Montreal, Que. : Published for the Royal Society of Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998.

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General Note: "These papers were prepared for a symposium held at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 16 to 19 June 1996, under the sponsorship of the Royal Society of Canada, in collaboration with the Centre for Human Nutrition, the University of Western Ontario."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Keynote address. Evolution of nutrition research in Britain and other European countries / W. Philip T. James. Diet and cardiovascular disease. Perspectives from Eastern Europe / Sushma Palmer, Rudolf Poledne -- Diet and cardiovascular disease: the Nordic experience / Pirjo Pietinen -- Diet and cardiovascular disease: a South Pacific perspective / Jim Mann -- Pathogenic and protective nutritional factors in coronary heart disease / Sonja L. Connor, William E. Connor. Diet and selected health problems. Diet and hypertension / S. George Carruthers -- Role of diet in chronic renal disease progression / Bertram L. Kasiske -- Diet and obesity / Angelo Tremblay, Sylvie St-Pierre, Jean-Pierre Després -- Diet and diabetes / Thomas M.S. Wolever. Diet and health maintenance. Diet in relation to osteoporosis / Jonathan D. Adachi, Alexandra Papaioannou, George Ioannidis -- Nutrition in relation to alcohol use / Harold Kalant -- Role of diet in health maintenance throughout life / Ernst L. Wynder, Joshua E. Muscat -- Nutritional problems of the elderly / Guylaine Ferland. Diet and cancer. Dietary mutagens and carcinogens: heterocyclic amines / Keiji Wakabayashi / Nutrition in relation to stomach cancer and stroke mortality / Jozef Victor Joossens, Hugo Kesteloot -- Epidemiology of breast and colon cancers: old risk factors, new mechanisms? / Gail McKeown-Eyssen, M. Elisabeth Del Guidice -- Cancer: influences of fat and calories / David Kritchevsky. Priorities for nutrition research in Canada. Nutrition for health: an agenda for action / Heather Nielsen.
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