Accession Number:

ADA374291

Title:

Fruit Intake Among Active Duty Air Force Male Enlistees at the Worksite: The Development of an Instrument to Measure Factors Associated with Consumption or Avoidance.

Descriptive Note:

Thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

126.0

Abstract:

Over the past several decades, researchers have reached a consensus on the relationship between diet and chronic diseases National Research Council, 1989 US Department of Health and Human Services, 1988, 1990. An area of particular interest and investigation within the past several years is the association between fruit and vegetable consumption and disease. Increasing evidence suggests a strong link between levels of fruit and vegetable intake and health status National Research Council, 1989. Specifically, fruit and vegetable consumption is cited as a protective element against some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States such as cancer, heart disease, and stroke Steinmetz Potter, 1996 Gillman et al., 1995.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE