My lecture on childhood nutrition and food politics at the University of Georgia has been cancelled: Coronovirus.
A recent study did something useful. It examined the nutritional quality of more than 2000 foods with or without health-related claims.
As compared with food products without health claims, foods with health claims had, on average, per serving:
The authors conclude:
Foods carrying health-related claims have marginally better nutrition profiles than those that do not carry claims…It is unclear whether these relatively small differences have significant impacts on health.
Unclear? Most of these are barely measurable. Only the sodium reduction might help.
This study confirms the following: