Using nutrient profiling to prevent misleading food marketing.
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Madam Lyndal Wellard et al. remind us that marketing products with fruit and vegetable claims is inaccurate and potentially misleading if they do not meet nutrient profiling criteria. In a sample of products advertised on television in Spain, in 2008, we found that 52 % and 57 % of foods and beverages carrying nutrient and health claims, respectively, were for less healthy products, according to the UK Nutrient Profile Model.