nutritional recommendations

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Recommendations comprising nutrient goals, food goals, and dietary guidelines. In addition to reference intakes of nutrients, key recommendations in developed countries are reduction of total fat intake to 30% of energy intake, with a more severe restriction of saturated fats (to 10% of energy intake); increase of carbohydrate intake to 55% of energy intake (with a reduction of sugars to 10% of energy intake); increased intake of non-starch polysaccharides; and reduced intake of salt. See also eatwell plate; dietary guidelines; food pyramid.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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