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Future Research Directions

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Second edition

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780195122978
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.19

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Future Research Directions

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This chapter outlines future directions on nutritional epidemiology. Topics covered include development of prospective cohort dietary studies, validation studies, case-control studies in nutritional epidemiology, biochemical indicators in studies of diet and disease, role of nutritional epidemiology in trials, and interaction with inherited genetic factors.

Keywords: nutritional epidemiology; cohort dietary studies; food intake; nutrition; genetic factors

Chapter.  7048 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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