Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports – University of Copenhagen

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  • Food is not just the sum of its nutrients. It is time to rethink nutrition labelling

    2017.05.23

    The nutritional value of a food should be evaluated on the basis of the foodstuff as a whole, and not as an effect of the individual nutrients. This is the conclusion of an international expert panel of epidemiologists, physicians, food and nutrition scientists and brought together by the University of Copenhagen and University of Reading. Their conclusion reshapes our understanding of the importance of nutrients and their interaction. »

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