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  • Gerda K Pot
  • Celia J Prynne
  • Caireen Roberts
  • Ashley Olson
  • Sonja K Nicholson
  • Clare Whitton
  • Birgit Teucher
  • Beverley Bates
  • Helen Henderson
  • Sarah Pigott
  • Gillian Swan
  • Alison M Stephen
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-415
Number of pages11
JournalBritish Journal of Nutrition
Early online date18 Jul 2011
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 18 Jul 2011


High saturated fat intake is an established risk factor for several chronic diseases. The objective of the present study is to report dietary intakes and main food sources of fat and fatty acids (FA) from the first year of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) rolling programme in the UK. Dietary data were collected using 4 d estimated food diaries (n 896) and compared with dietary reference values (DRV) and previous NDNS results. Total fat provided 34-36 % food energy (FE) across all age groups, which was similar to previous surveys for adults. Men (19-64 years) and older girls (11-18 years) had mean intakes just above the DRV, while all other groups had mean total fat intakes of

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