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April 2003 Issue

World Experts Nix Sugar, Tackle Health Issues

Six chronic diseases considered the greatest public health problems worldwideócancer, cardiovascular disease, dental disease, diabetes, obesity and osteoporosisówere the focus of a report released last month by 30 international experts in health and nutrition. It was commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to make recommendations to reduce rising rates of largely preventable diseases. The Upshot? Nutrition should be at the forefront of public health policies,

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