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Nutrient profiling

Index Nutrient profiling

Nutrient profiling, also nutritional profiling, is the science of classifying or ranking foods by their nutritional composition in order to promote health and prevent disease. [1]

3 relations: Junk food, Nutrient density, Nutritional rating systems.

Junk food

Junk food is a pejorative term for food containing a large number of calories from sugar or fat with little fibre, protein, vitamins or minerals.

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Nutrient density

Nutrient density identifies the proportion of nutrients in foods, with terms such as nutrient rich and micronutrient dense referring to similar properties.

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Nutritional rating systems

Nutritional rating systems are methods of ranking or rating food products or food categories to communicate the nutritional value of food in a simplified manner to a target audience.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrient_profiling

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