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Modelling the impact of a healthy diet on cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality

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Background: Quantifying the potential health benefits of improvements in the nutritional quality of the average diet of a population would provide evidence for resource allocation between population-level interventions aimed at reducing chronic disease. Methods: A model was built linking consumption of food components with biological risk factors (blood pressure, serum cholesterol and obesity) and subsequent mortality from coronary heart disease, stroke and cancer. Metaanalyses of individual-...

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10.1136/jech.2010.114520

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Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Volume:
66
Issue:
5
Pages:
420-426
Publication date:
2012-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:e027c91b-8a9a-4a47-9b66-c3fb3e6433f6
Source identifiers:
335240
Local pid:
pubs:335240
Language:
English

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