publication . Article . 2004

Is the Chilean Diet a Mediterranean-type Diet?

ROZOWSKI,JAIME; CASTILLO,ÓSCAR;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Sociedad de Biología de Chile
Abstract
ABSTRACT Food intake in Chile has changed markedly in the last decades, showing an increase in fat consumption andpresently a small fruit and vegetables intake. A parallel is made between the Chilean and Mediterranean diet(mainly the one from Spain, Italy, and Greece), both currently and from 50 years ago. The main differencesand similarities are based on food availability. Although Chilean diet seems to be approaching the traditionalMediterranean diet of the 60’s, there is concern about changes that are moving away from Chilean traditionaldiet and towards a western one. A new food pyramid for Chile is proposed based on the traditionalMediterranean-type diet. Co...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine, Health indicator, Food pyramid, Genetics, Infant mortality, Biology, Developed country, Per capita, Mediterranean diet, Socioeconomics, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Environmental protection, Mediterranean climate, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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