Diet and Coronary Heart Disease — A British Point of View

  • J. R. A. Mitchell
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 82)

Abstract

In 1970, the British Government’s Department of Health and Social Security set up a Panel to advise it on the relationship between nutrition and vascular disease. In particular, it wished to know whether steps should be taken to modify the national diet and whether there ought to be any modification of the British advertising code which up to that time had not permitted claims to be made that particular foods were of benefit in preventing or treating cardiovascular disease.

Keywords

Placebo Cholesterol Obesity Sucrose Tuberculosis 

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. A. Mitchell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineNottingham UniversityNottinghamEngland

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