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Food and Nutrition EconomicsFundamentals for Health Sciences$
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George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199379118

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199379118.001.0001

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Food, Nutrients, and Health: Some Data

Food, Nutrients, and Health: Some Data

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(p.29) 2 Food, Nutrients, and Health: Some Data
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Food and Nutrition Economics
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George C. Davis

Elena L. Serrano

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0002

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the food consumption patterns in the US relative to dietary recommendations, including the main data sources for food and nutrient intake in the US. It then discusses the connection between food and nutrient intake and the major diet-related chronic conditions and diseases in the US, including obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Food security is also reviewed.

Keywords:   food and nutrient intake, chronic conditions and diseases, overweight, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, food security

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