ERIC Number: ED104986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun-21
Reference Count: N/A
National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 6--Nutrition and Health. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 21, 1974.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
This session of hearings began with an opening statement by Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Such witnesses as the following then gave testimony: Dr. William E. Conner, co-chairman, Panel on Nutrition and Health, University of Iowa; A. Yanechik, Arizona Department of Health Services; Dr. J. Farquhar, Stanford University Medical Center; Dr. E. Bierman, University of Washington; Dr. R. Arky, American Diabetes Association; Dr. W. Kirkendall, Department of Medicine, University of Texas at Houston; Dr. F. Iber, Medical School , University of Maryland; Dr. C. Lieber, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; and others. Also included is the "Report of the Panel on Nutrition and Health." This report is organized into 16 parts, dealing with the following topics: the role of nutritional factors in coronary heart disease; nutrition and diabetes mellitus; nutrition and hypertension; nutrition in liver disease; nutrition in moderate alcohol drinkers; nutrition in alcoholism; nutrition and cholesterol gallstone formation; nutrition and oral health; problems and needs related to anemia; nutrition and reproduction and family planning; nutrition and health of infants and children; section on growth and development; nutrition and aging; nutrition and cancer; report of the subsection on obesity and disease; and, report of the subpanel of health care systems. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Delivery Systems, Dental Health, Dietetics, Family Planning, Federal Government, Health Needs, Health Services, Individual Needs, Medical Research, Nutrition, Physical Health, Public Policy, Special Health Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($2.10)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.