Are we losing sight of the meaning of “evidence-based nutrition?”
Recent HEAL PhD graduate, Justine Horne, published an editorial in the International Journal of Public Health.
Her commentary is titled: Are we losing sight of the meaning of “evidence-based nutrition?” It focuses in on current issues related to nutrition misinformation and highlights the importance of providing science-based nutrition information, developed based on established scientific methods.
We often see individuals or organizations ‘cherry pick’ evidence to support a particular nutrition belief, but we know that this is not considered true evidence-based nutrition. In light of a number of nutrition-related health concerns affecting individuals in our community and around the world, providing evidence-based nutrition information is of great importance.
Read the full-text article here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00038-020-01365-8