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Nutrition Coverage Under Fire

The incessant coverage of nutritional studies that make tenuous claims about the harms or benefits of consuming various foods and beverages has come under heavy fire from critics in recent months. On Thursday, science writer Gary Taubes launched the latest broadside against credulous reporting of flimsy epidemiological research. “The last couple of weeks have witnessed a slightly-greater-than-usual outbreak of extremely.
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Nutrient-Rich Foods Index Aims To Reshape Nutrition Education

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

WHAT: The Nutrient-Rich Foods (NRF) Index is a new, objective, science-based way to measure the total nutritional quality of foods and beverages. Effective nutrition profiling should be based on existing science and validated agains... Read Post

Contradictory Nutrition News Creates Consumer Confusion

Health : Newswise Medical News (7 months ago)

Exposure to conflicting news about the health benefits of certain foods, vitamins and supplements often results in confusion and backlash against nutrition recommendations, finds a recent study in the Journal of Health Communication... Read Post

Assessing The Science Behind Health Claims

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Claims about the health benefits of foods and nutritional supplements have proliferated in recent years, most of them based on studies measuring ingredients' effects on biomarkers as substitutes for actual clinical outcomes. The use... Read Post


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