The UN Decade of Nutrition, the NOVA food classification and the trouble with ultra-processing

@article{Monteiro2017TheUD,
  title={The UN Decade of Nutrition, the NOVA food classification and the trouble with ultra-processing},
  author={Carlos Augusto Monteiro and Geoffrey Cannon and Jean-Claude Moubarac and Renata Bertazzi Levy and Maria Laura da Costa Louzada and Patr{\'i}cia Constante Jaime},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={5 - 17}
}
Abstract Given evident multiple threats to food systems and supplies, food security, human health and welfare, the living and physical world and the biosphere, the years 2016–2025 are now designated by the UN as the Decade of Nutrition, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For these initiatives to succeed, it is necessary to know which foods contribute to health and well-being, and which are unhealthy. The present commentary outlines the NOVA system of food classification based… 
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