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  1. Dietary guidelines and patterns of food and nutrient intake in Sweden.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Food-based Dietary Guidelines - A Staged Approach. Workshop. Dublin, IRL, 1998/03.

    The Nordic and Swedish Nutrition Recommendations emphasize the balance between macronutrients in the diet.

    The amount of saturated and total fat should be limited to c. 10% energy and 30% energy, respectively, and the amount of total carbohydrates should be 55-60% energy.

    Data from the first Swedish national dietary survey in 1989 show that the average diet is too high in fat, especially saturated fat (36-37% energy and 16% energy, respectively) while the content of total carbohydrates and dietary fibre is too low.

    However, parts of the population consume a diet that meets the recommendation for a particular macronutrient.

    A comparison of subjects with a low or high intake of total fat and saturated fat, dietary fibre or fruit and vegetables show some common trends with respect to the characteristics of a dietary pattern equal or close to the recommendations, e.g. more frequent consumption of fruit and vegetables and a lower consumption of some fat-rich foods, such as spreads, cheese and sausages.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Recommandation alimentaire, Epidémiologie, Fréquence, Consommation alimentaire, Nutriment, Lipide, Fibre alimentaire, Fruit, Légume, Alimentation, Comportement alimentaire, Homme, Suède, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dietary allowance, Epidemiology, Frequency, Food intake, Nutrient, Lipids, Dietary fiber, Fruit, Vegetable, Feeding, Feeding behavior, Human, Sweden, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0387883

    Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 22/03/2000.