Income and race/ethnicity are associated with adherence to food-based dietary guidance among US adults and children.

@article{Kirkpatrick2012IncomeAR,
  title={Income and race/ethnicity are associated with adherence to food-based dietary guidance among US adults and children.},
  author={Sharon I Kirkpatrick and Kevin W. Dodd and Jill L Reedy and Susan M. Krebs-Smith},
  journal={Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={112 5},
  pages={624-635.e6}
}
BACKGROUND Income and race/ethnicity are associated with differences in dietary intakes that may contribute to health disparities among members of the US population. OBJECTIVE To examine alignment of intakes of food groups and energy from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid, by family income and race/ethnicity. DESIGN Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a cross-sectional, nationally representative… CONTINUE READING
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