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Role of selenium and cabbage in colon carcinogenesis in mice.
(Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1987)
The influence of dietary selenium and cabbage on the formation of colon tumors in female Swiss mice treated with 1,2.dimethylhydrazine [(DMH) CAS: 540-73-8] was reported. Mice received a control diet (laboratory chow), ...
Physicians and health promotion
(Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2005-12-05)
Water: a neglected nutrient in the young child? A South African perspective
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2007)
Water is considered an essential nutrient because the body cannot produce enough water itself, by metabolism of food, to fulfil its need.When the quantity or quality of water is inadequate, health problems result, most ...
Antioxidants and disease: more questions than answers
(Nutrition Research, 2000)
Reactive oxygen species are widely believed to be involved in the etiology of many diseases as indicated by the signs of oxidative stress seen in those diseases. Conversely, antioxidants are believed to be protective. ...
Nutrition and disease: challenges of research design
This review discusses research methodology in the relation between diet and disease. Medical research can be divided into two types: complex research (the detailed study of disease mechanisms using such methods as ...
Survey of nutrition knowledge of Canadian physicians
(Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 1999)
Objectives: Previous reports have indicated that physicians generally have little training in nutrition and a poor knowledge of the subject. A survey was carried out to determine the nutrition knowledge of physicians working ...
Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cardiovascular disease. American
(American Journal of Epidemiology, 2000)
Population Nutrition, Health Promotion, and Government Policy
(Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, 2006)
Food items consumed by students attending schools in different socio-economic areas in Cape Town, South Africa
Objective: We investigated the food consumption patterns of adolescent students at schools. Our findings are intended to reveal the overall nutritional quality of foods eaten by students at school, including foods brought ...
Development and validation of a knowledge test for health professionals regarding lifestyle modification
Objective: We wanted to develop and validate a test that assesses the knowledge and practices of health professionals (HPs) with regard to the role of nutrition, physical activity, and smoking cessation (lifestyle modification) ...