Guidelines

Health in Europe: An update

06 March 2013

With changing economic circumstances, it is particularly important that changes in health status and behaviours continue to be monitored.


New nutrition guidelines for Europe, halfway there…

01 May 2011

The European Food Safety Authority has provided guidance on optimum intakes of fats, carbohydrates, fibre and water for good health considering new evidence.


Vegetarianism: Nutritional aspects to consider when going green

10 March 2011

Many people choose to exclude meat and other animal products from their diet for a variety of reasons and to varying extents. Careful planning is needed to ensure adequate nutrient intakes.


Nutrition (The basics)

08 November 2009

What is the contribution of nutrition to a long and healthy life? It is the way foods (and nutrients) are combined to make up the whole diet that is important.


Food-based dietary guidelines in Europe

01 October 2009

Nutrient information available is not well understood by consumers. It is necessary to provide nutrient advice in a way consumers can understand.


Making sense of Guideline Daily Amounts

04 October 2007

Guideline Daily Amounts are a guide to the total amount of energy and nutrients that a typical healthy adult should be eating in a day.


Adult nutrition

03 March 2006

Making smart food choices early in life, with a routine of good food and regular exercise, can help us make the most of what life has to offer.