A 26-year follow-up study initiated among Tampere youth (2200 persons) in 1983 is now revealing that the effect that parents have on the well-being of young people extends also into their later life, for good or ill.
New nutritional recommendations published by the National Nutrition Council of Finland emphasize the role of diet – both in terms of its quality and quantity – in protecting health. Information on the food pyramid and food plate have also been updated in this latest round of recommendations.
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