TITLE

Commentary: Relative importance of diet vs physical activity for health

AUTHOR(S)
Ding, Eric L.; Hu, Frank B
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on a study by M. Janssen and colleagues regarding the relationship of nutritional diet with risks of mortality as confounded by physical fitness. He says that the findings seem to suggest that the relationship of diet with risks of cardiovascular mortality are related to physical activity. The author says that the conclusions should take into consideration other epidemiological studies on dietary factors which are associated with other types of major diseases other than lifestyle including physical activity.
ACCESSION #
48045107

 

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