European Nutrition and Health Report 2009 (Forum of by I. Elmadfa

By I. Elmadfa

The most target of the file to hand was once to assemble on hand and licensed information, either released and unpublished, at the nutrients and future health state of affairs within the nations of the ecu Union (EU). while the 1st document, published in 2004, incorporated thirteen european member states and Norway, the 2009 variation covers 24 ecu member states and Norway. For the gathering of information, the researchers targeting the subsequent issues: the outline of developments in meals offer within the european, focusing additionally at the assorted areas; the comparability of usual day-by-day person foodstuff availability at family point; the overview of person meals intake and effort and nutrient consumption; the outline of knowledge on diet-related future health signs and standing; and the research of nutrients and meals guidelines in nations of the eu Union. all through, the impression of age and gender is emphasised, and specified awareness is being paid to the various areas of the european. The huge scope of the topics lined and the enhanced caliber of the knowledge accumulated make the eu meals and future health document 2009 a correct documentation and sound resource of data. supplying a foundation for the paintings of the associations answerable for overall healthiness and foodstuff coverage, it truly is specially compatible to be used in foreign comparisons of the nutrients and future health scenario.

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Gregorič, M. Adamič Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia M. Remec Spain Departamento de Nutricion y Bromatologia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid O. Moreiras, C. L. Boned, P. Seoane Spiegelberg Sweden Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute M. Sjöstrom, E. Poortvliet United Kingdom King’s College London, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, London Nelson, S. Burr Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, National Food Survey Branch, London D.

250 LS Mean HS Beer (kg/capita/year) 200 150 100 50 19 61 19 64 19 67 19 70 19 73 19 76 19 79 19 82 19 85 19 88 19 91 19 94 19 97 20 00 20 03 0 Fig. 19. Average supply of beer in the participating countries. HS = Highest supply; LS = lowest supply. 2003: HS = IE, LS = IT. Source of raw data: FAO, 2009. Trends of Average Food Supply in the European Union 31 Wine The mean wine supply slightly decreased in the participating countries from 1961 to 2003 (fig. 20). In contrast to the beer supply, where the southern countries showed the lowest supply, they showed highest supply in the case of the wine supply (France: 54 kg/capita/year, Portugal: 53 kg/capita/year, Italy: 51 kg/capita/year).

Cyprus showed in 2003 the highest supply with 37 kg/capita/year and The Netherlands the lowest supply with 9 kg/capita/year. Concerning the different regions, no big difference can be observed. 16, the average supply of fish and seafood in the participating countries increased from 1961 to 2003. The highest supply levels were observed in the northern and southern countries such as Lithuania and Portugal (60 kg/capita/year). Romania showed the lowest supply with 3 kg/capita/year. Hence the supply is higher in the North and South regions than in the West region.

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