Trends in food availability determined by the Food and Agriculture Organization's food balance sheets in Mediterranean Europe in comparison with other European areas.

@article{Balanza2007TrendsIF,
  title={Trends in food availability determined by the Food and Agriculture Organization's food balance sheets in Mediterranean Europe in comparison with other European areas.},
  author={Rafael Balanza and Pilar Garc{\'i}a-Lorda and Carmen P{\'e}rez-Rodrigo and Javier Aranceta and M{\`o}nica Bull{\'o} Bonet and Jordi Salas-Salvad{\'o}},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={168-76}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to assess the changes that have occurred in food patterns in Europe over the last 40 years based on food availability data and to compare the stability of the traditional Mediterranean diet in the south of Europe in this period. DESIGN An ecological study carried out on the basis of Food and Agriculture Organization food balance sheets for three geographical areas of Europe (Mediterranean, north and east) over two time periods: 1961-1963 and 1998-2000… CONTINUE READING