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Should nutrient profile models be 'category specific' or 'across-the-board'? A comparison of the two systems using diets of British adults

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Background/Objectives: Nutrient profile models have the potential to help promote healthier diets. Some models treat all foods equally (across-the-board), some consider different categories of food separately (category specific). This paper assesses whether across-the-board or category-specific nutrient profile models are more appropriate tools for improving diets. Subjects/Methods: Adult respondents to a British dietary survey were split into four groups using a diet quality index. Fifteen f...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/ejcn.2010.31

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Department:
Department of Community Medicine,Faculty of Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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P. Scarborough
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Funding agency for:
P. Bhatnagar
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group/ Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
6
Pages:
553-560
Publication date:
2010-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
URN:
uuid:76f87ec4-f447-46fc-9e86-7916d931347c
Local pid:
ora:4547

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