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Author Fraser, Gary E.

Title Diet, life expectancy, and chronic disease : studies of Seventh-Day Adventists and other vegetarians / Gary E. Fraser.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  613.262 F841D    Check Shelf
Description xv, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-361) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Why we study the health of adventists -- Ch. 2. Coronary heart disease rates among adventists and others -- Ch. 3. Cancer rates among adventists and others -- Ch. 4. The longevity of adventists as compared with others -- Ch. 5. Diet and the risk of coronary heart disease -- Ch. 6. Diet and the risk of cancer -- Ch. 7. Diet, other risk factors, and aging -- Ch. 8. Vegetarianism and obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and arthritis -- Ch. 9. Social support, religiosity, other psychological factors, and health -- Ch. 10. Coronary heart disease mortality among British, German, and Indian vegetarians -- Ch. 11. Cancer and all-cause mortality among British and German vegetarians -- Ch. 12. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease and cancer among vegetarians -- Ch. 13. Risk factors and disease among vegans -- Ch. 14. Changing a population's diet: a behavioral view of the adventist experience -- Ch. 15. Shifting to a vegetarian diet: practical suggestions from a nutritionist -- Ch. 16. The challenge of nutritional epidemiology.
Subject Vegetarianism -- Health aspects.
Vegetarianism -- Religious aspects -- Seventh-Day Adventists.
Seventh-Day Adventists -- Health and hygiene.
Seventh-Day Adventists -- Diseases.
Diet in disease.
Diet, Vegetarian.
Chronic Disease -- epidemiology.
Life Expectancy.
Religion and Medicine.
ISBN 0195113241 cloth alkaline paper
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