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PAGE | 31 May 2022
Examples of guidance for alcohol consumption as described by relevant health-related organisations Source Recommendation European Code Against Cancer (pdf) 'If you drink alcohol of...
PAGE | 10 Nov 2021
Examples of policy recommendations addressing physical activity and sedentary behaviour Guide Choice through (dis)incentivesa WHO 2013 Introduce national or subnational schemes promoting...
PAGE | 04 Nov 2021
Whole grains are considered as significant components of a healthy diet. Consumption of whole grains is associated with a reduction in the risk of developing non-communicable diseases.
PAGE | 03 Sep 2021
Dietary Fats Main dietary fatty acids Based on Present Knowledge in Nutrition 2012, EFSA 2010 Saturated fatty acids Type/ Definition Carbon atoms...
PAGE | 03 Sep 2021
Whole Grain Health effects related to whole grain intake as described by food and health-related organisations For health effects related to intake of fibre specifically, refer to...
PAGE | 03 Sep 2021
Whole Grain Examples of definitions of whole grain Source Definition Grains Included EU 'Whole grain means grains from which only part of...
PAGE | 31 Aug 2021
American College of Sports Medicine (2011), Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently Healthy Adults: Guidance for Prescribing Exercise...
PAGE | 31 Aug 2021
Alcohol consumption is a well-known risk factor for a series of conditions.
PAGE | 31 Aug 2021
Sodium is an essential nutrient and is necessary for normal cell function and for neurotransmission.