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PAGE | 3 September 2021
Whole Grain Examples of definitions of whole grain Source Definition Grains Included EU 'Whole grain means grains from which only part of...
PAGE | 3 September 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 | 3 September 2021
Dietary Fats Main dietary fatty acids Based on Present Knowledge in Nutrition 2012, EFSA 2010 Saturated fatty acids Type/ Definition Carbon atoms...
PAGE | 31 August 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 August 2021
Sodium is an essential nutrient and is necessary for normal cell function and for neurotransmission.
PAGE | 31 August 2021
Alcohol consumption is a well-known risk factor for a series of conditions.
PAGE | 29 April 2021
F&V intake is associated with a reduction in the risk of non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes mellitus and some types of cancer.