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WHO challenges food industry in report on diet and health

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 08 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:515
  1. Fiona Fleck
  1. Geneva

    A major report on how millions of people around the world can avoid chronic disease through diet and exercise has called on the food industry to reduce amounts of certain types of fats as well as salt and sugar in snacks and processed foods.

    The report says that many deaths attributed to chronic diseases are due to obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol concentrations, and low levels of physical …

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