Low-cost diets: more energy, fewer nutrients

@article{Andrieu2006LowcostDM,
  title={Low-cost diets: more energy, fewer nutrients},
  author={E Andrieu and Nicole Darmon and A Drewnowski},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={434-436}
}
Energy-dense diets offer a low-cost dietary option to the consumer. However, they are more likely to be nutrient-poor. In this study, based on the French national food consumption survey, the diet costs were estimated using retail food prices in France. Adult participants were stratified by quartiles of energy cost (in [euro ;[sol;10 MJ). Dietary energy density, energy and nutrient intakes were then compared across groups. Participants in the lowest quartile of energy cost had the highest… CONTINUE READING

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