Table of Contents

Part I Global Issues.
Preventive Nutrition: From Public to Personal Recommendations and Approaches to Behavior Change.
Public Health Benefits of Preventive Nutrition: Global Perspective.
Nutritional and Dietary Supplements – Code or Concern.
The Trans Pacific Partnership: Global nutrition at risk.
Nutrient density and health: How to develop global nutrient density metrics.
The Influence of Polypharmacy on Nutrition.
Diet-gene interactions: haptoglobin genotype and nutrient status.
Part II Cancer Prevention.
The Role of Diet and Nutrition in Lung Cancer.
Epigenetics of Endocrine Tumors in Women and Dietary Prevention.
The role of nutrition and diet in prostate cancer.
Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk: Epidemiologic Research and Recommendations.
Nonnutritive Components in Foods and Cancer Risk.
Part III Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
Diet Quality and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
N-3 and N-6 fatty acids Reduce Risk for Cardiovascular Disease.
Trans Fatty Acids: summary of the evidence relating consumption to cardiovascular outcomes and the efficacy of prevention policy to reduce levels in the food supply.
Nutrition Aspects of Stroke Prevention.
B Vitamins Influence Vascular Cognitive Impairment.
Part IV Diabetes and Obesity.
Childhood obesity: new paradigms on susceptibility, co-morbidities and interventions.
The W omen’s Health Initiative: Lessons for Preventive Nutrition.
Role of Fiber in the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes.
Nutrition Issues and Recommendations in the Management of Diabetes and Prediabetes in Older Adults.
The Effects of Diabetes and Obesity on the Skeleton.
Nutritional Concerns for Bariatric Surgery.
Composition, Production, Consumption and Health Effects of Added Sugars.
Low calorie sweeteners and weight management.
Part V Prevention of major disabilities: Geriatrics.
Diet, Osteoporosis, and Fracture Prevention: The Totality of the Evidence.
Optimizing Nutrition to Delay Age Related Macular Degeneration.
Micronutrients and Immunity in Older People.
Part VI Prevention of major disabilities: Adults and Children.
Gastric Acid Secretions, Treatments and Nutritional Consequences.
The impact of micronutrients on inflammation and health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
HIV and Nutrition.
Folic acid during pregnancy may reduce the risk of certain types of severe congenital heart defects – time for action?- Maternal Nutrition and Preterm Delivery.
Linking Prenatal Nutrition to Adult Mental Health.
Part VII Nutrition Transitions Around the World.
Nutritional Habits and Obesity in Latin America: An analysis of the region.
Sodium Consumption in Southeast Asia: an Updated Review of Intake Levels and Dietary Sources in Six Countries.
The role of food security in preventing the rise of the nutritional double burden in low-income countries.
Role of the Food and Supplement Industries in Human Health.
Supplementation: It’s Evolving Role in Prevention.
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