Further reading

Diet as a risk factor for respiratory morbidity and mortality

  • Flegal KM, Kit BK, Orpana H, et al. Association of all-cause mortality with overweight and obesity using standard body mass index categories: a systematic review and meta- analysis. JAMA 2013; 309: 71–82.
  • Gallicchio L, Boyd K, Matanoski G, et al. Carotenoids and the risk of developing lung cancer: a systematic review. Am J Clin Nutr 2008; 88: 372–383.
  • Jee SH, Sull JW, Park J, et al. Body-mass index and mortality in Korean men and women. N Engl J Med 2006; 355: 779–787.
  • Varraso R. Nutrition and asthma. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2012; 12: 201–210.
  • Varraso R, Camargo CA Jr. More evidence for the importance of nutritional factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Clin Nutr 2012; 95: 1301–1302.

Assessment of nutritional status and interventions in respiratory diseases

  • Allan K, Devereux G. Diet and asthma: nutrition implications from prevention to treatment. J Am Diet Assoc 2012; 111: 258–268.
  • Aniwidyaningsih W, Varraso R, Cano N, et al. Impact of nutritional status on body functioning in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and how to intervene. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2008; 11: 435–442.
  • Cohen-Cymberknoh M, Shoseyov D, Kerem E. Managing cystic fibrosis: strategies that increase life expectancy and improve quality of life. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: 1463–1471.
  • Dixon AE, Pratley RE, Forgione PM, et al. Effects of obesity and bariatric surgery on airway hyperresponsiveness, asthma control, and inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011; 128: 508–515.
  • Nurmatov U, Devereux G, Sheikh A. Nutrients and foods for the primary prevention of asthma and allergy: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011; 127: 724–733.

Recommendations of WHO, ERS/ATS, SPLF

  • Collins PF, Stratton RJ, Elia M. Nutritional support in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr 2012; 95: 1385–1395.
  • European Food Safety Authority. Dietary reference values and dietary guidelines. www.efsa.europa.eu/topics/topic/drvhtm 2012
  • Nici L, Donner C, Wouters E, et al. American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 173: 1390–1413.
  • Société de Pneumologie de Langue Française. Recommandation pour la pratique clinique. Prise en charge de la BPCO. Mise à jour 2009. Rev Mal Respir 2010; 27: 522–548.
  • World Health Organization. Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases. WHO Technical Report Series 916. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003. whqlibdoc.who.int/trs/who_trs_916.pdf

See the entire Diet and nutrition Chapter