Comparing the nutrient rich foods index with "Go," "Slow," and "Whoa," foods.

  title={Comparing the nutrient rich foods index with "Go," "Slow," and "Whoa," foods.},
  author={A Drewnowski and Victor L Fulgoni},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={111 2},
The US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has grouped foods and beverages into three classes: "Go," "Slow," and "Whoa," as part of a children's guide to eating right. Using nutrient composition data in the 2004 Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, this descriptive study compared the Go, Slow, and Whoa food classes to tertiles of food rankings generated by the Nutrient Rich Foods Index. A total of 1,045 foods and beverages were first assigned into Go, Slow, and Whoa classes and… CONTINUE READING