Chapter 2. Expanding Our Perspective

  1. Staffan Lindeberg MD, PhD Associate Professor

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317176.ch2

Food and Western Disease: Health and Nutrition from an Evolutionary Perspective

Food and Western Disease: Health and Nutrition from an Evolutionary Perspective

How to Cite

Lindeberg, S. (2009) Expanding Our Perspective, in Food and Western Disease: Health and Nutrition from an Evolutionary Perspective, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317176.ch2

Author Information

  1. Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sankt Lars Primary Health Care Centre, 22185 Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197717

Online ISBN: 9781444317176

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Keywords:

  • prevention of diseases - important part of today's health care work;
  • perspective of academic medicine;
  • evidence-based medicine - gaps in treatment, and need for effective prevention;
  • increased awareness of the need for preventive measures;
  • concept of normality;
  • Geoffrey Rose's healthy and sick population concept;
  • dietary guidelines;
  • problems and limitations in nutritional research;
  • old and new concepts of healthy diets;
  • Omega-3-enriched diets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The perspective of academic medicine

  • The concept of normality

  • Genetics

  • Dietary guidelines