Frequent Canned Food Use is Positively Associated with Nutrient-Dense Food Group Consumption and Higher Nutrient Intakes in US Children and Adults

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Comerford, Kevin B.;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 7,issue 7,pages5,586-5,600 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4517017, doi: 10.3390/nu7075240
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | TX341-641 | diet quality | food groups | nutrient-dense | canned food | nutrient intake | Article
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

In addition to fresh foods, many canned foods also provide nutrient-dense dietary options, often at a lower price, with longer storage potential. The aim of this study was to compare nutrient-dense food group intake and nutrient intake between different levels of canned... View more
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