The potential nutritional benefits of nutrient-rich cereals such as maize and wheat as part of a balanced and healthy diet are often ‘overlooked or undervalued’, according to a new paper
More than ever, the Covid-19 crisis has made nutrition a key issue. With its “Farm to Fork” strategy, the European Union intends “to ensure a transition to a sustainable food
With its new “Farm to Fork” strategy, the European Commission has at last presented the two final, long-awaited pillars of its Green Deal: those dealing with agricultural policy and biodiversity.
As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc, we provided a rapid overview in our last editorial of the most efficient measures for dealing with the pandemic. One message stands out
TheEuropeanScientist: In your book Coup de pied dans le plat (“Putting the boot into nutrition”), you define what a healthy diet consists of. Can you tell us more? Professor Philippe
While Nutri-Score is the French government’s candidate for a long-awaited front-of-package (FOP) labelling system that the EU one day hopes to implement across its territory, it is far from the
With Kellogg’s decision to adopt the much-debated Nutri-Score labelling scheme for its cereal products, the already polarising debate in the EU regarding different food labelling schemes is only set to
While Europeans were indulging in New Year celebrations, debate was growing within the new European Commission. France is once again seeking to impose its Nutri-Score system on other member states.
Conflict of interest: The author received no fee nor grant for this commentary. He is personally omnivorous and practices thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. There is, obviously, since the end
According to a new study published on 16 May in Cell Metabolism, people who ate ultra-processed foods consumed more calories than those on a minimally-processed diet – even though the