nutritional recommendations 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 food pyramid.
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