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When it come to flavour, salt replacement doesn't have to mean mimicking salt

How important is saltiness when reducing salt?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Many different approaches have been taken to reducing salt, from mineral-based salt replacers to gradual reduction to alter consumer preference – but some ignore salty flavour altogether.

Prune claim rejected for lack of population-specific studies

EFSA health claim opinions

EFSA rejects prunes for kids bowel function; carbs non-characterised

By Shane Starling

The EU’s central science agency has rejected a health claim submission linking prunes (Prunus domestica L) with normal bowel function in under-3s for a lack of infant-specific data. A carbohydrate-based claim was also rejected while zinc and selenium...

WHO: “Ending malnutrition throughout the world requires action on many fronts.

"When we put all this data together, there isn't a country that doesn't experience significant malnutrition"

Malnutrition costs 11% of world's GDP: Global Nutrition Report

By Shane STARLING

Malnutrition is costing the global economy $3.5 trillion (€2.8trn) a year in both the developing and developed worlds, the biggest ever global survey of nutrition has concluded.

The diet was largely based on common starches, fruits and vegetables

Could a short term vegan diet improve overall health?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Participants in a ten-day vegan diet programme saw significant improvements in biomarkers associated with risk of heart disease and metabolic disorders, according to a retrospective study.

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