Food choices and individual nutrients can assist in prevention of disease.
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CASH — Consensus Action on Salt and Health
British group persuading food companies to reduce the salt content of processed foods, and educating the public about the perils of consuming too much salt.
Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (WHO)
An independent expert report on the relationship of diet, nutrition and physical activity to chronic diseases issued jointly by FAO and WHO in 2003. Contains link to full PDF report for download.
Food Issues in Human and Veterinary Medicine
This site addresses the vital relationship between foods and the diseases that plague mankind and their pets, including allergies and autoimmune disorders.
Lowering Your Blood Pressure With DASH
Detailed consumer brochure on the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan. Includes a full week DASH menu and recipes. From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). [PDF]
Offers nutrition information and advice for specific medical conditions for consumers and health care providers. Operated by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).
WASH — World Action on Salt and Health
Global group with the mission to improve the health of populations throughout the world by achieving a gradual reduction in salt intake.
Nutrition Screening Initiative from the AAFP
Nutrition checklist designed to alert individuals, family members, and physicians to conditions that may lead to malnutrition, particularly in the aged. (March 01, 1998)
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