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nutritional recommendation of the DGE

DGE Nutrition Circle

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:

  1. Cereals, cereal products, potatoes
  2. Vegetable and salad
  3. Fruit
  4. Milk and diary products
  5. Meat, sausages, fish and eggs
  6. Oil and fat
  7. Drinks