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dc.contributor.authorLissner, Lauren
dc.contributor.authorMajem, Lluis Serra
dc.contributor.authorVaz de Almeida, Maria Daniel
dc.contributor.authorBerg, Christina
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Roger
dc.contributor.authorCannon, Geoffrey
dc.contributor.authorThorsdottir, Inga
dc.contributor.authorKearney, John
dc.contributor.authorGustafsson, Jan-ÿke
dc.contributor.authorRafter, Joseph
dc.contributor.authorElmadfa, Ibrahim
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, Nick
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T16:59:47Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T16:59:47Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.date.modified2009-12-18T06:32:46Z
dc.identifier.issn13689800
dc.identifier.doi10.1079/PHN2006952
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/27760
dc.description.abstractThe first results of the Women's Health Initiative dietary intervention trial were published in the USA in February. This is a colossal intervention designed to see if diets lower in fat and higher in fruits, vegetables and grains than is usual in high-income countries reduce the incidence of breast cancer, colorectal cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases, in women aged 50-79 years. As interpreted by US government media releases, the results were unimpressive. As interpreted by a global media blitz, the results indicate that food and nutrition has little or nothing to do with health and disease. But the trial was in key respects not reaching its aims, was methodologically controversial, and in any case has not produced the reported null results. What should the public health nutrition profession do about such messes?
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.publisher.urihttp://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHN
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom269
dc.relation.ispartofpageto272
dc.relation.ispartofissue2
dc.relation.ispartofjournalPublic Health Nutrition
dc.relation.ispartofvolume9
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMedical and Health Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode11
dc.titleThe Women’s Health Initiative. What is on trial: nutrition and chronic disease? Or misinterpreted science, media havoc and the sound of silence from peers?
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.date.issued2006
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorHughes, Roger M.


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