Validating a nutrient profile model.

@article{Arambepola2008ValidatingAN,
  title={Validating a nutrient profile model.},
  author={Carukshi Arambepola and Peter Scarborough and Mike Rayner},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={371-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity of nutrient profiling Model WXYfm - developed for the purpose of regulating the promotion of 'less healthy' foods to children. The model ranks foods according to their healthiness and categorises foods into 'healthier' and 'less healthy' foods. DESIGN Convergent and discriminant validity was tested by comparing the way Model WXYfm categorises foods with the way the UK's national food guide - the Balance of Good Health (BGH) - categorises foods. Construct… CONTINUE READING
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