Nutrition And Noncommunicable Diseases
Saturday, 07 November 2009 00:00
HEALTHY FOOD AND HEALTHY CHOICES: A NEW EUROPEAN PROFILE APPROACH (Atherosclerosis Supplements 2009; 10 (4): 1-11)
The imbalance between energy consumption and energy expenditure is considered the major contributing factor to the increase in obesity and diabetes.
Furthermore poor nutrition (few, if any, vegetables and fruits) and lack of physical exercise are ascribed among the independent risk factors of cardiovascular disease (Lancet 2004; 364: 937-52; Lancet 2004; 364: 953-62).
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