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Nutritional quality of food as represented by the FSAm-NPS nutrient profiling system underlying the Nutri-Score label and cancer risk in Europe: results from the EPIC prospective cohort study

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Background: Helping consumers make healthier food choices is a key issue for the prevention of cancer and other diseases. In many countries, political authorities are considering the implementation of a simplified labelling system to reflect the nutritional quality of food products. The Nutri-Score, a five-colour nutrition label, is derived from the Nutrient Profiling System of the British Food Standards Agency (modified version) (FSAm-NPS). How the consumption of foods with ... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002651

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5652-356X
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
9
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Article: e1002651
Publication date:
2018-09-18
Acceptance date:
2018-08-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:907240
URN:
uri:6dee7515-c1a8-4987-85d7-e65e11c57121
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uuid:6dee7515-c1a8-4987-85d7-e65e11c57121
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pubs:907240

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