Calcium and osteoporosis; Osteoporosis and calcium; Fiber and cancer; Cancer and fiber; Nitrates and cancer; Cancer and nitrates
Definition of Diet and disease
There are nutritional and dietary elements that have proven relationships to certain diseases or conditions. For additional information on FDA-approved health claims, refer to nutrition labeling.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/3/2009