Portion sizes in dietary assessment: Issues and policy implications

L. R. Young, M. Nestle

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Abstract

Accurate estimates of energy and nutrient intake of individuals and populations are contingent on the reliability of information obtained about food intake, food composition, and portion size. This article reviews issues related to the definition, determination, and use of portion sizes in dietary assessment and public education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-158
Number of pages10
JournalNutrition Reviews
Volume53
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1995

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Portion Size
portion size
Food
food composition
Energy Intake
nutrient intake
food intake
education
energy intake
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  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

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Portion sizes in dietary assessment : Issues and policy implications. / Young, L. R.; Nestle, M.

In: Nutrition Reviews, Vol. 53, No. 6, 1995, p. 149-158.

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