Diet and Health examines the many complex issues concerning diet and its role in increasing or decreasing the risk of chronic disease. It proposes dietary recommendations for reducing the risk of the major diseases and causes of death today: atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (including heart attack and stroke), cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, liver disease, and dental caries.Associations between cancer incidence and alcohol/cigarette consumption among five ethnic groups in Hawaii. Br. J. Cancer ... Occurrence of breast cancer in relation to diet and reproductive history: a case-control study in Fukuoka, Japan. Natl. ... Proc. 44:2573-2578. Ip, C. 1986. The chemopreventive role of selenium in carcinogenesis. Pp. 431-447 in L.A. Poirier, P.M. Newberne, and M.W. Pariza, eds.
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|Author||:||Committee on Diet and Health, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1989-01-01|