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Code List : DietTypeCode
Definition : Code indicating the diet the product is suitable for.
Domain : GDSN
Status : CURRENT
Publication Date : 02 October 2020
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Code ValueNameDefinitionChange DateVersionStatus
COELIAC Coeliac Denotes a product that can be safely consumed by a person with coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is caused by a reaction to gladin (a gluten protein found in wheat) and similar proteins found in other crops. 1 CURRENT
DIABETIC Diabetic Denotes a product that intends to decrease the need for insulin or oral diabetic agents by adjusting caloric and carbohydrate intake. 20 April 2017 2 CURRENT
DIETETIC Dietetic Denotes a product that is specially prepared or processed for people on restrictive diets. 1 CURRENT
FREE_FROM_GLUTEN Free From Gluten Denotes a product that can be used in a gluten free diet, as specified by the appropriate authority within a target market. 1 CURRENT
GRAIN_FREE Grain free Indicates that the product is suitable for a grain-free diet that eliminates all grains, including wheat, spelt, barley, rye, dried corn, millet, rice, and oats, as well as foods — and sometimes even ingredients — derived from them. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
HALAL Halal Denotes selling or serving food ritually fit according to Islamic dietary laws. 1 CURRENT
HIGH_CARB High Carb High Carb is not a fast diet but much more a complete diet. "High Carb" means that most of the calories in your daily diet come from carbohydrates. At the same time, it is also a low fat diet because the fat content in the diet is relatively low. 23 January 2020 3 CURRENT
HIGH_PROTEIN High protein Indicates that the product is suitable for a protein-defined diet in which protein foods are dominant, calories are low, carbohydrates are largely avoided and fat is avoided to a limited extent. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
INFANT_FORMULA Infant Formula Infant formulas come in powder, liquid concentrate, and ready-to-feed forms. Infant formulas come in a variety of types: Cow's milk formula is the most commonly used type. The milk has been altered to resemble breast milk. Soy protein based formulas are frequently used for infants allergic to cow's milk or lactose. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
KETO Keto A ketogenic diet is a form of low carb diet. It is characterized by an extremely low carbohydrate and very high-fat diet. Due to the lack of carbohydrates, the metabolism changes and gets into the so-called "ketosis". 23 January 2020 3 CURRENT
KOSHER Kosher Denotes selling or serving food ritually fit according to Jewish dietary laws. 1 CURRENT
LACTASE_ENZYME Lactase Enzyme This product is an enzyme supplement used to help people who have trouble digesting milk and other dairy products (lactose intolerance). Lactase enzyme is normally produced by the body to help break down (digest) lactose. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
LACTOSE_FREE Lactose free Indicates that the product is suitable for a those with an intolerance to lactose as the product does not contain the lactose sugar that is normally found in a dairy product. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
LOW_CARB Low Carb Low-carb diets is a diet that restrict carbohydrate consumption. Foods high in carbohydrates (e.g., sugar, bread, pasta) are limited or replaced with foods containing a higher percentage of fats and moderate protein (e.g., meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, eggs, cheese, nuts, and seeds) and other foods low in carbohydrates (e.g., most salad vegetables such as spinach, kale, chard and collards), although other vegetables and fruits (especially berries) are often allowed. 23 January 2020 3 CURRENT
LOW_FAT Low Fat A low-fat diet is one that restricts fat and often saturated fat and cholesterol as well. Low-fat diets are intended to reduce the occurrence of conditions such as heart disease and obesity. 23 January 2020 3 CURRENT
LOW_PROTEIN Low protein Indicates that the product is suitable for a protein-defined diet in which the protein intake with food is restricted. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
MEAL_REPLACEMENT Meal Replacement A calorie-controlled, pre-packaged product in the form of a bar or a beverage (ready-to-drink or powder) that is used to replace a meal. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
MOTHERS_MILK_SUBSTITUTE Mothers Milk Substitute The item is approved as substitute mother's milk the appropriate authority of the target market. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
NUTRITION_SUPPLEMENT Nutrition Supplement Nutritional supplements are any dietary supplement that is intended to provide nutrients that may otherwise not be consumed in sufficient quantities; for example, vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids or other nutritional substances. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
ORGANIC Organic Denotes a food product that was produced with the use of feed or fertiliser of plant or animal origin, without employment of chemically formulated fertilisers, growth stimulants, antibiotics or pesticides. 09 June 2029 1 CURRENT
PALEO Paleo Paleo diet, is a fad diet type requiring the sole or predominant eating of foods presumed to have been available to humans during the Paleolithic era. 23 January 2020 3 CURRENT
PROBIOTICS Probiotics Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
TOTAL_DIET_REPLACEMENT Total Diet Supplement Dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, enzymes, amino acids, or other dietary ingredients. You take these products by mouth in pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid form to replace your diet. 23 January 2020 4 CURRENT
VEGAN Vegan Indicates the product has been marked as vegan, and indicates that the product is free of animal products: no meat, milk, eggs, wool, leather, and so forth. 1 CURRENT
VEGETARIAN Vegetarian Denotes a product that contains no meat or other animal products but depending upon the local market regulations may also contain milk, eggs, products from bees (and in some markets also fish), and their components. Please refer to local regulations. 02 October 2020 5 CURRENT
WITHOUT_BEEF Without Beef Denotes a product that contains no beef or beef-products. Beef is considered to be a taboo food product by some religions most notable Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. 1 CURRENT
WITHOUT_PORK Without Pork Denotes a product that contains no pork meat. 1 CURRENT