[Food patterns among adults visiting primary care clinics in the metropolitan region].

@article{Castillo1997FoodPA,
  title={[Food patterns among adults visiting primary care clinics in the metropolitan region].},
  author={Carlos J. Castillo and Eduardo S Atalah and X Benavides and Carmen Urteaga},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={1997},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={283-9}
}
AIMS To assess the intake of foods and nutrients in a group of adults of the Metropolitan Region of Chile and to identify food intake patterns which may need to be modified according to the guidelines of health promotion. METHODS A non-randomly selected group of 859 adults (410 men) from 120 health care centers of the National Health System (October 1995) was studied. Food intake was assessed by 24-hour recall applied by well-trained standardized nutritionists. Both frequency and food and… CONTINUE READING