Our latest "Nutrition Research Highlights" (issue 6/2012) is on-line!
In this issue: alternative wheat for coeliac patients; first evaluation of the EU School Fruit Scheme; the affordability of the Mediterranean diet; using taxation as a tool in food policy
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• new perspectives for coeliac patients via alternative wheat species;
• the promising results of the first evaluation of the EU School Fruit Scheme;
• the importance of making higher-quality dietary patterns (like the Mediterranean diet) affordable to all socio-economic groups;;
• the pros and cons of
using taxation in particular foods (such as those high in fat, salt or sugar) to decrease their consumption.
Have a look and enjoy reading its 13th issue (06/2012)!
This newsletter is addressed to EU policy makers and the general public. It features recent nutrition research highlights with relevance to current societal debates or policies.
Photo: Girl eating an apple. Reproduced courtesy of DG Agriculture and Rural Development web site.