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Nutrition and health / edited by Tanya Carr and Koen Descheemaeker ; scientific committee, P. Aggett [and others].

Carr, Tanya. (Added Author). Descheemaeker, Koen. (Added Author).
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Subject: Nutrition > Congresses.
Health > Congresses.
Public health > Congresses.
Nutrition > Congrès.
Santé > Congrès.
Santé publique > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Congress.

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  • ISBN: 9780470690611
  • ISBN: 0470690615
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 188 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Blackwell Science, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : Prevention, a government priority / Imogen Sharp -- Diet for prevention of heart disease : how far are we? / Eric Brunner -- Should we eat foods or bits of foods? -- relevance to cardiovascular disease / Susan Southon -- A brief review of the impact of dietary polyphenols on cardiovascular disease / Gary Williamson -- Significance of cholesterol absorption : inhibitory role of plant sterols and stanols / Gilbert R. Thompson -- Soya and the FDA health claim : prevention of cardiovascular diseases / Jaak Ph. Janssens -- Nutritional determinants of plasma homocysteine : implications for risk of cardiovascular disease / Anne M. Molloy -- Dietary strategies to prevent and treat obesity / Susan A. Jebb -- Physical activity, exercise and weight control : movement for management? / Kenneth R. Fox -- Cognitive-behavioural interventions for obesity / Carolyn Edwards -- Aspects of fetal origins of disease / Alan A. Jackson -- Plant based diets : findings from the Oxford vegetarian study and other prospective studies of vegetarians / Timothy J. Key [and others] -- Review of diet and cancer : what is the evidence? / Michael Hill -- Micronutrients, phytoprotectants and mechanisms of anticancer activity / Ian T. Johnson -- Dietary intervention studies and cancer prevention / Pieter van't Veer -- Diabetes : familial, genetic or lifestyle? / Anne Dornhorst -- Dietary control of diabetes / Gary Frost -- Management of the human gut flora for improved health / Glenn R. Gibson -- Diet and osteoporosis : where are we now? / Susan A. New -- Behavioural change counselling / Stephen Rollnick & Hayley Prout -- Health claims -- can they offer hope for consumers as well as 'hype' for industry? / Margaret Ashwell -- The role of the media / Geoff Watts -- Primary health care professionals -- working together in the community / Judy Buttriss.
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