Diet, Nutrition & Chronic Disease: Lessons from Contrasting Worlds
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This book summarises the current state of the art of our understanding of the problem of non-communicable diseases and their primary prevention. It aims to increase international awareness of the global burden of non-communicable diseases and in particular to highlight the trends in developing countries; evaluates the impact of changes in diet, nutrition and lifestyle that predispose to chronic non-communicable diseases in modern societies; shares knowledge of the growing problems on non-communicable diseases and experiences related to its prevention between health professionals of developing and developed countries; identifies and prioritises major research issues and suggest strategies to deal with the global epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases.