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The origin of Guideline Daily Amounts and the Food Standards Agency's guidance on what counts as 'a lot' and 'a little'.

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OBJECTIVE: This paper provides the rationale for the Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs) for fat, saturated fat and other nutrients that appear on food labels in the UK. These GDAs are provided voluntarily by manufacturers and retailers and were developed to help people make better use of nutrition labelling--the format of which is prescribed by the European Union's nutrition labelling directive. The paper also describes the basis to some Rules of Thumb for what counts as 'a lot' or 'a little'...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1079/phn2003552

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Name:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Funding agency for:
Rayner, M
Scarborough, P
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Public health nutrition More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
549-556
Publication date:
2004-06-01
Acceptance date:
2003-10-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
Language:
English
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uuid:09f207af-1d74-46c5-a1a1-98fbc7647495
Local pid:
pubs:163679
Source identifiers:
163679
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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