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Epidemiology, nutrition and health

Berlin Meeting on Nutritional Epidemiology (1st 1988)

Epidemiology, nutrition and health

proceedings of the 1st Berlin Meeting on Nutritional Epidemiology, Berlin, 1988

by Berlin Meeting on Nutritional Epidemiology (1st 1988)

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Published by Smith-Gordon, Nishimura in London, Niigata-Shi, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutritionally induced diseases -- Epidemiology -- Congresses.,
  • Epidemiology -- Nutritional aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Nutrition -- Evaluation -- Congresses.,
  • Diet in disease -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lenore Kohlmeier, Elisabet Helsing.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsArab-Kohlmeier, L. 1953-, Helsing, Elisabet.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18761015M
    ISBN 10185463013X

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