Sunday, July 19, 2009

Don't believe all the hype about "healthy" foods; it's mostly bullshit...

More than 50 food products and supplements have been exposed by a Europe-wide investigation for making unproven claims about their health benefits. 

Ocean Spray cranberry juice, Lipton black tea and some probiotic supplements are among the items whose claimed health benefits are scientifically unproven, according to an investigation by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).


“This is a long overdue revolution in the food industry,” said Tim Lang, professor of food policy at City University in London. “Consumers have been bamboozled by unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of foods for too long.” Full story...

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