Carbohydrate Intake in Non-communicable Disease Prevention and Treatment

In 2011, carbohydrates provided 63% of the dietary energy intake to the world’s population. Historically, carbohydrate-rich diets have been associated with good health and longevity but there has been a move away from traditional carbohydrate-rich diets, with refined carbohydrate taking mu...

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Main Author: Venn, Bernard
Format: eBook
Published: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute 2019
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Summary:In 2011, carbohydrates provided 63% of the dietary energy intake to the world’s population. Historically, carbohydrate-rich diets have been associated with good health and longevity but there has been a move away from traditional carbohydrate-rich diets, with refined carbohydrate taking much criticism for contributing to non-communicable disease. The aim of this Special Issue is to discuss the appropriate use of environmentally sustainable carbohydrate-rich foods in the modern diet in developing and developed countries in the context of prevention and treatment of non-communicable disease.
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (156 p.)
ISBN:9783038978183
9783038978190