Potential pitfalls of health claims from a public health nutrition perspective.

  title={Potential pitfalls of health claims from a public health nutrition perspective.},
  author={François Mariotti and Esther Kalonji and Jean François Huneau and Ir{\`e}ne Margaritis},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={68 10},
The European Union is implementing a new regulatory framework for nutrition and health claims (HCs) that will greatly impact the communication of health messages on foodstuffs. In particular, approved HCs will be included in a positive register of generic claims. In the currently available literature, assessment of the relevance of HCs has mainly been related to scientific substantiation, and the issue of relevance in terms of public health has tended to be overlooked. Interestingly, the new… CONTINUE READING

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