... the current system for bringing promising biomedical research to the bedside is operating at an obsolete level of efficiency, causing great delay, and consequently resulting in the loss of many lives. - Roger Rosenberg (JAMA 2003;289:1305-6)
This chapter will aim to cover areas like - The proportion of premature death & illness due to poor diet. The prevalence of obesity & eating disorders (and malnutrition). Diet & ecology. Recent research on diet & mental health. What is a really healthy diet? Mediterranean diet & SMILES study. The value/dangers of supplements.