EVANS, AE, MCCRUM, EE, MCCLEAN, R, SCALLY, G, MCMASTER, D and PATTERSON, CC (1990) SOURCES OF FAT IN THE NORTHERN IRISH DIET. REVUE D EPIDEMIOLOGIE ET DE SANTE PUBLIQUE, 38 (5-6). pp. 545-560. [Journal article]
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The Belfast MONICA Project carried out the joint European Economic Community WHO MONICA Project nutrition study (EURONUT) in 1985-1986 in 401 males subjects (45-64 years) using 3-day weighed records. This resulted in 356 reliable records which were analysed. The mean energy intake was 2369 Kcals (9.9 MJ) with 38 % of energy (including alcohol) derived from fat (16.5 % from saturated fat, 14.0 % from monounsaturated fat, 4.8 % from polyunsaturated fat), 14.2 % from protein, 43.2 % from carbohydrate and 4.0 % from alcohol. The mean total fat was 100.3 g (saturated fat 43.5 g, monounsaturated fat 36.9 g, polyunsaturated fat 12.5 g), with a P:S ratio of 0.32. The sources of the different kinds of fat and cholesterol are presented as cumulative percentages of the total. This is a useful way of identifying those foods which contribute chiefly to fat in the diet, and it should have important implications for the monitoring of progress towards meeting dietary guidelines.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Institute of Nursing and Health Research|
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Maternal, Fetal and Infant Research
|Deposited By:||Ms Evie Gardner|
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