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Author(s): Rodrigues, Sara
Franchini, Bela
Graça, Pedro
Almeida, Maria Daniel Vaz de
Title: A new food guide for the portuguese population : develoment and technical considerations.
Issue Date: 2006
Abstract: The methodological approach used for the development of a new food guide for the Portuguesepopulation is discussed. The new food guide, composed of seven groups, was achieved with theassistance of an expert panel, using existing international recommendations and nutrient compositiontables. A range of recommended food portions was established for the groups of fats and oils;milk and dairy products; meat, fish, seafood, and eggs; pulses; potatoes, cereals, and cereal products;vegetables; and fruits. Posters and leaflets were produced and presented to the media with the supportof health authorities and the scientific community. The dissemination materials were freely distributedto institutions and professionals responsible for health promotion.
Subject: Ciências da Saúde, Outras ciências médicas
Health sciences, Other medical sciences
Scientific areas: Ciências médicas e da saúde::Outras ciências médicas
Medical and Health sciences::Other medical sciences
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
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