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Contents Series Editor's Introduction Foreword Preface Contributors I Preventive Nutrition Overview 1 Preventive Nutrition: A Historic Perspective and Future Economic Outlook Nancy D. Ernst and J. Michael McGinnis II Cancer Prevention 2 Prevention of Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach Elizabeth T. H. Fontham and L. Joseph Su 3 Nonnutritive Components in Foods as Modifiers of the Cancer Process Keith W. Singletary, Steven J. T. Jackson, and John A. Milner 4 Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk: Epidemiologic Research and Recommendations Marion L. Neuhouser, Ruth E. Patterson, Alan R. Krystal, and Emily White 5 Soy Consumption and Cancer Prevention: A Critical Review Jin-Rong Zhou and John W. Erdman, Jr. 6 Tomato, Lycopene, and Prostate Cancer Jessica K. Campbell and John W. Erdman, Jr. III Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 7 Iron and Heart Disease: A Review of the Epidemiological Data Christopher T. Sempos, Richard F. Gillum, and Anne C. Looker 8 Homocysteine, Folic Acid, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Shirley A. A. Beresford and Arno G. Motulsky 9 n-3 Fatty Acids from Fish and Plants: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease William E. Connor and Sonja L. Connor 10 Antioxidant Vitamin Supplementation and Cardiovascular Disease Howard N. Hodis, Wendy J. Mack, and Alex Sevanian IV Diabetes and Obesity 11 Health Effects of Trans Fatty Acids Ronald P. Mensink and Susanne H. F. Vermunt 12 Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Childhood and Adolescence Erik Bergström and Olle Hernell 13 Prevention of Pediatric Obesity: Examining the Issues and Forecasting Research Directions Myles S. Faith, Christina J. Calamaro, Angelo Pietrobelli, Meredith S. Dolan, David B. Allison, and Steven B. Heymsfield 14 Can Childhood Obesity Be Prevented?: Preschool Nutrition and Obesity Christine L. Williams 15 Obesity and Chronic Disease: Impact of Weight Reduction Henry I. Frier and H. L. Greene V Bone Diseases 16 Osteoarthritis: Role of Nutrition and Dietary Supplement Interventions Timothy E. McAlindon 17 Calcium Requirements During Treatment of Osteoporosis in Women Richard Eastell 18 Osteoporosis: Protein, Minerals, Vitamins, and Other Micronutrients Robert P. Heaney VI Prevention of Major Disabilities: Improvement in Health Outcomes 19 Antioxidant Status and Risk for Cataract Mark Siegal, Chung-Jung Chiu, and Allen Taylor 20 Antioxidant, Nutrients, and Prevention of Oxidant-Mediated Diseases Ronald Anderson 21 Nutritional Supplements and Upper Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Young Children in the United States Linda A. Linday 22 Micronutrients and Immunity in Older People John D. Bogden and Donald B. Louria 23 Vitamin A and the Prevention of Morbidity, Mortality, and Blindness Richard D. Semba VII Optimal Pregnancy/Infancy Outcomes 24 Folic Acid-Containing Multivitamins and Primary Prevention of Birth Defects Andrew E. Czeizel 25 Maternal Nutrition and Preterm Delivery Theresa O. Scholl 26 Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids for Optimal Neurodevelopment: Recommendations for Perinatal Nutrition Ricardo Uauy, Patricia Mena, Adolfo Llanos, and Patricio Peirano 27 Micronutrient Deficiencies and Maternal Thinness: First Chain in the Sequence of Nutritional and Health Events in Economic Crises Martin W. Bloem, Saskia de Pee, and Ian Darnton-Hill VIII Preventive Nutrition: Global Perspectives 28 Potential Benefits of Preventive Nutrition Strategies: Lessons for the United States Walter C. Willett 29 Nutrition and Food Policy in Norway: Effects on Reduction of Coronary Heart Disease Kaare R. Norum, Gunn-Elin Aa. Bjorneboe, Arne Oshaug, Grete Botten, and Lars Johansson 30 Prevention of Malnutrition in Chile Fernando Mönckeberg Barros 31 Effect of Westernization of Nutritional Habits on Obesity Prevalence in Latin America: Analysis and Recommendations Jaime Rozowski, Oscar Castillo, and Manuel Moreno 32 Effects of Western Diet on Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases in Asia Kaichi Kida, Koji Takemoto, Sei Won Yang, and Supawadee Likitmaskul IX. Critical Issues for the 21st Century 33 Alcohol: The Balancing Act William E. M. Lands 34 Influence of Medication on Nutritional Status Joseph I. Boulatta 35 Health Claims for Foods and Dietary Supplements: Current and Emerging Policies Annette Dickinson 36 Teaching Preventive Nutrition in Medical Schools Martin Kohlmeier and Steven H. Zeisel 37 Preventive Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle: A Cost-Effective Approach to Improved Health Adrianne Bendich and Richard J. Deckelbaum Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Nutritionally induced diseases -- Prevention.