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Title Western diseases : their dietary prevention and reversibility / edited by Norman J. Temple and Denis P. Burkitt ; foreword by Sir Richard Doll.

Publication Info. Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [1994]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.5939 W527W    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Diseases characteristic of modern western culture -- Emergence of a concept / Denis P. Burkitt -- Western diseases and what they encompass / Denis P. Burkitt -- Causes of western disease -- Diet-related disease patterns in South African interethnic populations: epidemiological perplexities and future prospects / Alexander R.P. Walker, Demetre Labadarios, Ingrid I. Glatthaar -- Diet and chronic degenerative diseases: a summary of results from an ecologic study in rural
China / T. Colin Campbell, Junshi Chen.
Dietary causes of degenerative diseases: nutrients vs. foods / T. Colin Campbell -- Diet and western disease: fat, energy, and cancer / Norman J. Temple -- Dietrary fiber / K.W. Heaton -- Vitamins and minerals in cancer, hypertension and other diseases / Norman J. Temple -- Possibility of disease reversibility -- Reversing coronary heart disease / Hans Diehl -- Reversibility of obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and coronary heart disease / James W. Anderson, Abayomi O. Akanji.
Therapeutic and preventive potential of the hunter-gatherer lifestyle: insights from Australian aborigines / Kerin O'Dea -- Practical means to prevent western disease -- Organized medicine: an ounce of prevention or a pound of cure / Norman J. Temple -- Changes for health / Marjorie Gott -- Medical research -- Medical research: a complex problem / Norman J. Temple -- Western disease: end of the beginning / Norman J. Temple, Denis P. Burkitt.
Subject Nutritionally induced diseases -- Epidemiology.
Chronic diseases -- Epidemiology.
Medical geography.
Diet in disease.
Nutrition Disorders -- epidemiology.
Chronic Disease -- epidemiology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Diet Therapy.
Added Author Temple, Norman J.
Burkitt, D. P. (Denis P.)
ISBN 0896032647
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