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Healthful eating: beyond food, a global concept.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20525422     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Producing a definition of healthful eating that expresses adequately the richness and the complexity of the eating experience is challenging. Still, the effort is crucial if one wants to promote behavioural change in the population, as well as a transformation of interventional practices, programs, and policies, and even the agri-food system. We explain that the biological, social, and environmental dimensions of healthful eating, along with the interactions among them, must be addressed. Once these dimensions are considered as a whole, the definition of healthful eating allows the identification of a wide range of strategic interventions to implement such eating. We suggest a continuum of eating quality that could be used to identify, in general, the food habits of persons or groups.
Authors:
Anne-Marie Hamelin; Caroline Lamontagne; Denise Ouellet; Nathalie Pouliot; Huguette Turgeon O'Brien
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of dietetic practice and research : a publication of Dietitians of Canada = Revue canadienne de la pratique et de la recherche en diététique : une publication des Diététistes du Canada     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1486-3847     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Diet Pract Res     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9811151     Medline TA:  Can J Diet Pract Res     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Université Laval.
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