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Comparison of the nutritional content of products, with and without nutrient claims, targeted at children in Brazil

Abstract:

Many children's food products highlight positive attributes on their front-of-package labels in the form of nutrient claims. This cross-sectional study investigated all retailed packaged foods (n 5620) in a major Brazilian supermarket, in order to identify the availability of products targeted at children, and to compare the nutritional content of products with and without nutrient claims on labels. Data on energy, carbohydrate, protein, fibre, Na and total and SFA content, along with the pre...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0007114516001021

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Rodrigues, VM More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
Fernandes, AC More by this author
Oliveira, RC More by this author
Proença, RP More by this author
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The British journal of nutrition Journal website
Issue:
11
Publication date:
2016-06-25
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EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
Pubs id:
pubs:614258
URN:
uri:b93f53e9-9bef-4dee-91d6-945d12cfb943
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uuid:b93f53e9-9bef-4dee-91d6-945d12cfb943
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pubs:614258

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