Nutritional recommendations for a sustainable and healthy diet include plenty of variety in the consumption of minimally processed plant-based foods (fruits, vegetables, nuts, unrefined grains, legumes, etc.) and moderate amounts of animal food sources. This study provides factual information on the contribution of animal protein to total protein meeting all recommendations without additional cost.
the FDA organised a webinar on october 21st to provide an overview of its proposed rule to update the definition of “healthy” nutrient
The proposed rule would update the definition for the implied nutrient content claim ‘healthy’ to better account for how all the nutrients in various food groups contribute and may work synergistically to create healthy dietary patterns and improve health. Under the proposed definition for the updated “healthy” claim, which is based on current nutrition science, more foods that are part of a healthy dietary pattern and recommended by the Dietary Guidelines would be eligible to use the claim on their labeling, including nuts and seeds, higher fat fish (such as salmon), certain oils and water.
USR Constanța senator Remus Negoi gave a speech in the Senate plenary session regarding the legislative initiative of USR deputy Adrian Wiener, concerning voluntary nutrition labeling “Nutri-Score and the importance of a healthy diet.
The calculation model was published and presented to the Commission in December 2021.
On January 1, 2022, the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 30, 2018 on organic production and the labeling of organic products came into force. It repeals the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and its implementing regulations, which remained in force until December 31, 2020.
Over the last months, winds of criticism have blown against the system, that yet meets increasing approval among consumers; modifications to the algorithm are not excluded. Orchidali summarizes and comments the issues.
The results of the PURE cohort study showed a positive association between ultra-processed food intake and risk of IBD.