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Dietary guidelines for Costa Rica (Spanish: Guas alimentarias para Costa Rica). - Dietary
goals and food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups
Dietary guidelines for Costa Rica (Spanish: Guas alimentarias para Costa Rica).
Costa Rica uses the healthy eating circle, which is divided into four food groups: cereals, legumes and starchy vegetables; vegetables and
fruits; animal-source foods; fats and sugars. Water and images of physical activity are placed outside of the circle.
Publishing institution: Ministry of Health
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The information has been retrieved from the FAO Food-based dietary guidelines website at
Dietary goals and food-based dietary guidelines
Global database on the Implementation of
Nutrition Action (GINA)
All population groups
World Health Organization 2012. All
31 October 2018