DGE Nutrition Circle is a graphical model for the visualisation of qantitive dietary guidelines and is intended for healthy adults. Food selection according to the DGE Nutrition Circle is a reliable basis for the implementation of a wholesome diet.
The area of the DGE Nutrition Circle is diveded into 7 segments, each of which represents a food group. By this segmentation, the circle illustrates the relative quantities of the following different food groups which are required for a wholesome diet:
- Cereals, cereal products, potatoes
- Vegetable and salad
- Milk and diary products
- Meat, sausages, fish and eggs
- Oil and fat