A nutrient profiling system for the (re)formulation of a global food and beverage portfolio. Antonis Vlassopoulos · Gabriel Masset · Veronique Rheiner Charles ·Cassandra Hoover · Caroline Chesneau‑Guillemont · Fabienne Leroy ·Undine Lehmann · Jörg Spieldenner · E‑Siong Tee · Mike Gibney ·Adam Drewnowski. Eur J Nutr DOI 0.1007/s00394-016-1161-9.
Conclusions: The NNPS sets feasible and yet challenging targets for public health-oriented reformulation of a varied product portfolio; its application was associated with improved nutrient density in eight major food categories in the USA and France.
Funding: The research presented herein was funded by Nestec Ltd, which is a wholly owned affiliate of Nestlé S.A. The first eight authors are employed by Nestlé.
Comment: the paper is the basis of a Nestlé infographic.
Including whey protein and whey permeate in ready-to-use supplementary food improves recovery rates in children with moderate acute malnutrition: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial. Heather C Stobaugh, Kelsey N Ryan, Julie A Kennedy, Jennifer B Grise, Audrey H Crocker, Chrissie Thakwalakwa, Patricia E Litkowski, Kenneth M Maleta, Mark J Manary, and Indi Trehan. Am J Clin Nutr First published February 10, 2016, doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.124636.
Conclusion: This study highlights the importance of milk protein in the treatment of MAM, because the use of a novel whey RUSF resulted in higher recovery rates and improved growt…