ERIC Number: ED319681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Nutrition and Hypertension in Blacks and Other Minorities. Proceedings of the Meharry Medical College Annual Nutrition Workshop (2nd, Nashville, Tennessee, October 26-28, 1988). Annual Nutrition Workshop Series, Volume II.
Enwonwu, Cyril O., Ed.
During this 3-day workshop with 138 registered participants, invited medical experts deliberated extensively on the physiological regulation of blood pressure, the unique biological characteristics and dietary patterns of Blacks and other minorities, the prevalence of hypertension in U.S. Blacks and Native Americans, the roles of specific macro- and micro-nutrients in the genesis of obesity and high blood pressure, and the childhood antecedents of high blood pressure in adult life. This publication presents the 17 papers given at the workshop and discussions of the papers. (JD)
Descriptors: Blacks, Chronic Illness, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Minority Groups, Nutrition, Obesity, Special Health Problems
Center for Nutrition, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Meharry Medical Coll., Nashville, TN.