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The Impact of Improved Nutrition on Disease Prevention

Richard D. Semba

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 20th century, major progress was made in the near elimination of many nutritional deficiencies disorders in the United States such as rickets, pellagra, iodine deficiency, infantile scurvy, ... More


Bioarchaeological Analysis of Remains

Grace Turner

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Presumably in constructing the sidewalk, the bones from these shallow burials were disposed of elsewhere. Remains of five adults and one child were excavated. Seven subadult teeth were ... More


Esophageal Cancer

Christian C. Abnet, Olof Nyrén, and Hans-Olov Adami

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Esophageal cancer shows distinct geographic distributions, changing incidence rates, and primary risk factors when examined separately as squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Squamous cell ... More


Health and Nutrition: The History

in Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the influence of health and nutrition on the evolution of the biological standards of living in Mexico. The analysis reveals that poor health status affected the evolution of ... More


Vegetarian Diets Across the Lifespan

Georgia E. Hodgkin

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses vegetarian diets across the lifespan. The health benefits of vegetarian diets, normal growth in children, nutrients of concern with vegetarian diets, and dietary management are ... More


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