Optimising diets for lowering chronic disease risk
The Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) are determined on the basis of needs for sustenance and avoiding deficiency disease. Many studies have looked beyond these basic needs to look at the role of nutrients in preventing chronic diseases.
Micronutrients and dietary fibre
Micronutrients and dietary fibre can play a role in lowering your risk of chronic disease.
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Macronutrients can play a role in lowering your risk of chronic disease.
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The analysis of various studies regarding nutrients and chronic disease leads to the following recommendations.
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