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

Carr, Tanya. (Added Author). Descheemaeker, Koen. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library QP141.A1N8626 2001 37348006340061 STACKS Available -
Subject: Nutrition > Congresses.
Health > Congresses.
Public health > Congresses.

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  • ISBN: 0632058447
  • Physical Description: xx, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Science, 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Prevention, a government priority / Imogen Sharp -- Diet for the 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 / Jack 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, Paul N. Appleby, Naomi E. Allen, Gwyneth K. Davey, Margaret Thorogood and Jim I. Mann -- 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 -- Dietaryy 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 -- Behaviour change counselling / Stephen Rollnick and 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 -- Closing speech to conference / Suzi Leather -- Appendices: Workshops -- LC-PUFAs: their role in maternal and infant nutrition / Stewart Forsyth -- Soya in women's health / Paola Albertazzi.

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