Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
Publisher: World Health Organization 2003
Number of pages: 160
This report examines the science base of the relationship between diet and physical activity patterns and the major nutrition-related chronic diseases. Recommendations are made to help prevent death and disability from major nutrition-related chronic diseases.
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- National Institutes of Health
This book provides practical, easy-to-use information for losing and maintaining weight. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is good for your overall health and will help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions.
by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - National Academies
The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
by Anitra C. Carr, Margreet C. M. Vissers - MDPI AG
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by Maria Luz Fernandez (ed.) - MDPI AG
Eggs can be a highly nutritious food for at-risk populations. This book demonstrates that eggs in addition to being a highly nutritious food, they also provide additional health benefits and should be considered as part of a healthy diet for all.