The recent attention given to the concept and role of'public nutrition'serves to underline, firstly, the excellent progress which has been made in lengthening times of survival in both developed and developing populations.
At the same time, there must be recognition of the extent of the obstacles to be overcome in order to lengthen disease-free years and years of'wellness.'In this review, questions discussed are - is there agreement on nutritional guidelines ?
How are the nutritional messages being perceived ?
To what extent are the guidelines being practiced ?
How demonstrable are the benefits from changes ?
What are the obstacles to adopting a'prudent'diet, and other aspects of the'prudent'lifestyle ?
While people, even with advanced understanding, are reluctant to change, evidence indicates that further improvements are certainly feasible.
Mots-clés Pascal : Nutrition, Recommandation alimentaire, Régime alimentaire, Mode de vie, Alimentation, Article synthèse
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nutrition, Dietary allowance, Diet, Life habit, Feeding, Review
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0285321
Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 15/07/1997.