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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. Meta-analyses of individua...

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Publisher copy:
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
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:789b40e4-0282-448f-91fc-8e5ba9d91c93
Source identifiers:
163694
Local pid:
pubs:163694

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