How Adolescents Consume High Levels of Non-Core Foods

A healthy diet should include the five core food groups and the Australian Food and Nutrition Monitoring Group recommends that adequate servings from each group should be consumed every day to fulfill the requirements of the body. Foods that do not fit into these groups are called non-core groups. A research team from The University of Bristol has found that adolescents get most of their unhealthy food from fast food outlets, restaurants and cafés, and from school. The study that highlights the source of the non-core foods like chips, soft drinks and sweets.

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