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Improving the performance of the Health Star Rating front-of-pack nutrition labelling system by incorporating added sugar

Abstract:

The Health Star Rating (HSR) is an interpretive front-of-pack nutrition labelling system that rates the overall nutritional profile of packaged food and assigns a rating from 0.5 to 5 stars in half star increments. The HSR algorithm uses total sugar content as one of the components. This has been criticised because intrinsic sugars naturally present in dairy, fruits, and vegetables are treated the same as sugars added during food processing. We assessed whether the HSR could better discrimina...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
George Institute for Global Health
Dunford, E More by this author
Ni Mhurchu, C More by this author
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Publisher:
Karger Publishers Publisher's website
Volume:
71
Issue:
S2
Pages:
656: 144/616
Publication date:
2017-10-13
Acceptance date:
2017-05-08
ISSN:
0250-6807 and 1421-9697
Pubs id:
pubs:813692
URN:
uri:d7fbdaf7-ecae-4f7a-9488-c1ae956c8331
UUID:
uuid:d7fbdaf7-ecae-4f7a-9488-c1ae956c8331
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pubs:813692
Paper number:
S2

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