Nutritional adequacy of food intake

Description

The daily nutrient recommendations of food intake for dietary planning and how nutrients play an important part in promoting health and optimal functioning.

Alternative labels

nutritional suitability of food intake
nutrient recommendations of food intake
nutritional values of food intake
nutritional adequacy of food intakes

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Nutritional adequacy of food intake is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Weight loss consultant: Weight loss consultants assist clients in obtaining and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They advise on how to lose weight by finding a balance between healthy food and exercise. Weight loss consultants set goals together with their clients and keep track of progress during weekly meetings. 
Dietitian: Dietitians assess specific nutritional requirements of populations or individuals throughout their lives and translate this into advice which will maintain, reduce risk to, or restore people’s health. Using evidence-based approaches, dietitians work to empower individuals, families and groups to provide or select food which is nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable. Beyond healthcare, dietitians improve the nutritional environment for all through governments, industry, academia and research.

Optional knowledge

Nutritional adequacy of food intake is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Nutritional adequacy of food intake – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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