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US adolescent food intake trends from 1965 to 1996
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    Data presented do not justify pessimistic conclusions
    Dear Editor

    This article tells us that over the last 30 years the US youth has shown a decrease in total energy consumed, as well as the percentage of energy from fat and in particular saturated fats. So what are the conclusions of the article? That "these trends .... may compromise the health of future US populations". In the discussion section worries are expressed about low iron and fibre intakes: despite the fact th...

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