Staffan Lindeberg

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Staffan Lindeberg
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Born1950
Died2016
NationalitySweden
Known forThe Kitava Study (A study of the diet and health of the people living on Kitava Island, Papua New Guinea; study of a people with a traditional, non-westernized diet)
Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, showing location of Kitava Island

Staffan Lindeberg (1950 - 2016) was an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Department of Medicine, University of Lund, Sweden. He was a practicing GP at St Lars Primary Health Care Center, Lund, Sweden. Lindeberg was a leading researcher of an evolution-based, paleolithic diet.[1][2]

Works[edit]

Dissertation[edit]

  • Apparent absence of cerebrocardiovascular disease in Melanesians. Risk factors and nutritional considerations – the Kitava Study (Lund, Sweden: Lund University, 1994)

Published research articles[edit]

  • Cardiovascular risk factors in a Melanesian population apparently free from stroke and ischaemic heart disease: the Kitava study (Journal of Internal Medicine. 1994 Sep;236(3):331-40.)[3]

Books[edit]

  • Food and Western Disease: Health and nutrition from an evolutionary perspective (Wiley-Blackwell, December 2009) ISBN 978-1-4051-9771-7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lindeberg, Staffan (2009). "Modern human physiology with respect to evolutionary adaptations that relate to diet in the past". In Hublin, Jean-Jacques; & Richards, Michael P. The Evolution of Hominin Diets: Integrating Approaches to the Study of Palaeolithic Subsistence. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4020-9698-3. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24.
  2. ^ Harding, Anne (13 March 2012). "Study: Too much red meat may shorten lifespan". CNN. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. ^ Lindeberg, S; Nilsson-Ehle, P; Terént, A; Vessby, B; Scherstén, B. "Cardiovascular risk factors in a Melanesian population apparently free from stroke and ischaemic heart disease: the Kitava study". J Intern Med. 236: 331–40. PMID 8077891.,