Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: women's health and nutrition.

@article{Affenito1999PositionOT,
  title={Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: women's health and nutrition.},
  author={Sandra G. Affenito and Jane E. Kerstetter},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={
          738-51
        }
}
Within the past 10 years women's health has evolved to a much broader paradigm, beyond reproductive issues. From a physiological perspective, women's health now refers to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of conditions or diseases that may be unique to women, be more prevalent in women, or manifest differently in women than men. Women's health encompasses emotional, social, cultural, spiritual, and physical well-being. It is determined by the social, political, and economic context of… CONTINUE READING