oa South African Medical Journal - Dietary goals, sensible eating and nutrition in the future
|Article Title||Dietary goals, sensible eating and nutrition in the future|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 MRC Human Biochemistry Research Unit, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1980|
|Pages||120 - 124|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Developing world, Dietary goals, Dietetics, Disease patterns, Epidemiology, History, Nutrition, Sensible eating and Sociology|
Compared with our ancestors' diet, that consumed by present-day Western populations is higher in intake of energy, of protein (especially animal protein) and of fat (especially animal fat), but lower in intake of fibre-containing cereal foods; this diet is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality from degenerative diseases.
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