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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