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Dieta balanceada - Overview

Nombres alternativos

Dieta bien balanceada

Definición:

Una dieta balanceada significa obtener los tipos y cantidades adecuadas de alimentos y bebidas con el fin de proporcionar nutrición y energía para el mantenimiento de órganos, tejidos y células del cuerpo, al igual que para apoyar el crecimiento y desarrollo normales.

Funciones:

Una dieta bien balanceada suministra suficiente energía y nutrición para un óptimo crecimiento y desarrollo.

Referencias

Dietary Guidelines for Americans - 2005. Washington, DC. US Dept of Health and Human Services and US Dept of Agriculture; 2005.

American Heart Association Nutrition Committee: Lichtenstein AH, Appel LJ, Brands M, Carnetho M, Daniels S, et al. Diet and lifestyle recommendations revision 2006: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Nutrition Committee. Circulation. 2006;114(1):82-96.

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