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Concerns for health can lead to healthier food choices, especially if the consumer is well informed. This study aimed to evaluate the importance of package and health-related claims on Brazilian consumers' acceptance of snack bars. In order to evaluate package attributes, in focus groups...

Author(s)
Pinto, V. R. A.; Freitas, T. B. de O.; Dantas, M. I. de S.; Lucia, S. M. D.; Melo, L. F.; Minim, V. P. R.; Bressan, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Research International, 2017, 101, pp 103-113
Abstract

Dietary supplement advertising cannot claim a causal link between the product and the treatment, prevention, or cure of a disease unless manufacturers seek approval from the FDA for a health claim. Manufacturers can make structure-function (S-F) claims without FDA approval linking a supplement to a ...

Author(s)
Avery, R. J.; Eisenberg, M. D.; Cantor, J. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2017, 97, pp 86-92
Abstract

Food labelling is a population-based approach to health education that enables consumers to make better choices by providing information at the point of purchase. This study aimed to assess the food label usage and understanding and factors affecting them among Lebanese supermarket shoppers. A...

Author(s)
Hassan, H. F.; Dimassi, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2017, 41, 5, pp 570-575
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the appropriateness of the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) to measure consumers' acceptance and preference for eggs enriched with omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids as a health claim and to compare its results with the traditional nine-point hedonic scale. ...

Author(s)
Baba, Y.; Kallas, Z.; Realini, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2017, 119, 7, pp 1459-1472
Abstract

Objective: To assess whether the consumers of a local business have the habit of reading and are able to understand the nutritional labeling of food. Material and Methods: Cross-sectional study carried out from 2012 to 2013, with 227 individuals interviewed randomly in a food business establishment ...

Author(s)
Marzarotto, B.; Alves, M. K.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Biociências, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde, 2017, 10, 2, pp 102-108
Abstract

Purpose: To better understand how consumers use the Nutrition Facts Table (NFT) in their everyday shopping decisions and food consumption habits. Methods: Thirteen Canadian females were interviewed about how they use the NFT in their food choices. Results: Different elements of the front of the...

Author(s)
Dukeshire, S.; Nicks, E.
Publisher
Canadian Dietetic Association, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 2017, 78, 2, pp 53-58
Abstract

Herbs have been used from ancient times for infusion preparation based on their potential health effects. In particular, the consumption of Hibiscus sabdariffa L., Crataegus spp. and Panax spp. has been largely associated to cardiovascular benefits. In this work, the label information of 52 herbal...

Author(s)
Nunes, M. A.; Rodrigues, F.; Alves, R. C.; Oliveira, M. B. P. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Research International, 2017, 100, Part 1, pp 529-540
Abstract

The Italian olive oil supply chain is experiencing great economic difficulties competing in the world markets. The current market scenario is characterized by increasing levels of competition based on cost reductions. Starting from the insights on the Italian olive oil supply chain, this article...

Author(s)
Roselli, L.; Clodoveo, M. L.; Corbo, F.; Gennaro, B. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2017, 68, pp 176-181
Abstract

Human milk oligosaccharides are key components of human milk and appear in various compositions and concentrations in all human milks. In regulatory sense human milk oligosaccharides are classified as novel foods or novel food ingredients requiring safety assessment. In addition, if any health...

Author(s)
Salminen, S.
Publisher
S Karger AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series, 2017, 88, pp 161-170
Abstract

Little is known about food advertising in the print media in South Africa or other developing countries. We investigated the extent to which different ethnic population groups of South Africa are exposed to magazine advertising for food and beverages. Five different magazines (n=162 issues) with...

Author(s)
Abrahams, Z.; Temple, N. J.; Mchiza, Z. J.; Steyn, N. P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 2017, 12, 3, pp 429-441

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