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Simplification of the health dtar rating front-of-pack nutrition labelling system

Abstract:

The Health Star Rating (HSR) is an interpretive front-of-pack nutrition labelling system designed for packaged foods. Packaged foods are given a star rating of 0.5 to 5.0 stars in half star increments based on their overall nutrient profile score. The underpinning algorithm includes energy, risk nutrients (saturated fat; sodium; and total sugars), and positive nutrients (fibre; protein; and fruit, vegetable, nut and legume [FVNL] content). We assessed whether the HSR could be simplified, with...

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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: 144/617
Publication date:
2017-10-13
Acceptance date:
2017-05-08
EISSN:
0250-6807
ISSN:
1421-9697
Pubs id:
pubs:813693
URN:
uri:ddf22aaa-f5f8-4a80-9054-9711c7fa32a3
UUID:
uuid:ddf22aaa-f5f8-4a80-9054-9711c7fa32a3
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pubs:813693
Paper number:
S2

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