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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 foods 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...

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10.1038/ejcn.2010.31

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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
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
64
Issue:
6
Pages:
553-560
Publication date:
2010-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
Source identifiers:
162821
Language:
English
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pubs:162821
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uuid:cd8e68cd-50b4-4db2-b9e6-5d2985e84d17
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pubs:162821
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2012-12-19

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