Experts recommend that these foods make up no more that 10 percent of our diet, because these foods offer no nutritional value.
Foods rich in complex carbohydrates, which provide vitamins, minerals, some protein, and dietary fiber and are an abundant energy source, should make up roughly 50 percent of our daily calories.
"Human Nutrition," Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.