Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases.

  title={Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases.},
  author={Mohsen Mesgarani and Shahla Shafiee},
  journal={World Health Organization technical report series},
  pages={i-viii, 1-149, backcover}
Shifting dietary patterns, a decline in energy expenditure associated with a sedentary lifestyle, an ageing population--together with tobacco use and alcohol consumption--are major risk factors for noncommunicable diseases and pose an increasing challenge to public health. This report of a Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation reviews the evidence on the effects of diet and nutrition on chronic diseases and makes recommendations for public health policies and strategies that encompass societal… CONTINUE READING
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