Adherence to the Food Guide Pyramid recommendations among Japanese Americans, Native Hawaiians, and whites: results from the Multiethnic Cohort Study.

@article{Sharma2003AdherenceTT,
  title={Adherence to the Food Guide Pyramid recommendations among Japanese Americans, Native Hawaiians, and whites: results from the Multiethnic Cohort Study.},
  author={Sangita Sharma and Suzanne P. Murphy and Lynne R. Wilkens and Lucy Shen and Jean H. Hankin and Brian E. Henderson and Laurence N. Kolonel},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={103 9},
  pages={
          1195-8
        }
}
The Food Guide Pyramid is designed to help Americans make healthful food choices. Whereas national data have been collected to examine adherence to the pyramid recommendations in whites, African-Americans, and Latinos, there are virtually no data available for Japanese Americans or Native Hawaiians. Here we present data on intakes of the Food Guide Pyramid food groups (as servings per day) as well as of the components of the pyramid tip (discretionary fat, added sugar, and alcohol) in these… CONTINUE READING

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