Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention by Norman J. Temple, Ted Wilson, Jr., David R. Jacobs

By Norman J. Temple, Ted Wilson, Jr., David R. Jacobs

An authoritative and entire selection of state of the art experiences by means of major experts detailing the clinical proof for the future health results of supplements, minerals, sensible meals, and different periods of meals. The authors supply readers with up to date tips about a variety of major dietary questions, together with the cardiovascular results of homocysteine and nutritional fat; the significance of antioxidants and soy isoflavones with appreciate to center disorder and melanoma; and using nutritional changes within the prevention and/or remedy of blood strain, weight problems, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Richly insightful and up to date, dietary healthiness: thoughts for sickness Prevention deals sound recommendation on optimizing our dietary behavior, in addition to a worthy consultant to the turning out to be physique of literature that exhibits how dietary interventions became necessary to decreasing the chance of continual illness.

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The 1% Or Less campaign aimed to persuade the population of two cities in West Virginia to switch from whole milk to low-fat milk (1% or less) (21). The campaign is further described in Chapter 1 by Jacobson. Advertising in the media was a major component of the intervention (at a cost of slightly less than a dollar per person) together with supermarket campaigns (taste tests and display signs), education in schools, as well as other community education activities. Low-fat milk sales, as a proportion of total milk sales, increased from 18 to 41% within just a few weeks.

22. Dixon H, Boland R, Segan C, Stafford H, Sindall C. Public reaction to Victoria’s “2 Fruit ‘n’ 5 Veg Day” campaign and reported consumption of fruit and vegetables. Prev Med 1998; 27:572–582. 23. World Health Organization European Collaborative Group. Multifactorial trial in the prevention of coronary heart disease. Eur Heart J 1983; 4:141–147. 24. World Health Organization European Collaborative Group. European collaborative trial of multifactorial prevention of coronary heart disease: final report on the 6-year results.

This is because the relationship between diet and disease is far less clear than is the case with tobacco. Indeed, there is ample evidence that governments are sympathetic to the wishes of the agricultural and food industries. Typically, although the health arm of governments encourages people to eat less fat, the departments responsible for the agricultural and food industries are largely concerned with maintaining high sales. ” There is considerable evidence of how industry has successfully pressured governments to bow to their wishes on questions of nutrition policy.

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