Published: 13 May 2015

Evidence review of the food contents on carbohydrate and fats shelves of the food pyramid

The HRB has just completed a review of the fat and carbohydrate content of the Department of Health’s (DOH) food pyramid. The ultimate aim of this review was to provide up-to-date international evidence regarding the composition of the food pyramid, focusing in particular on simple and complex carbohydrates, and fats and oils.


  • Anne McCarthy
  • Jean Long

Publication (PDF, 3 MB)

Publication (PDF, 3 MB)

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