3. Sarah Richards, Nutrition Scientist at the BNF gave a presentation entitled ‘Nutrition Update - A new day for nutrition'.
covered three topical areas in nutrition.
The issues of nutrient profiling, signposting and labelling and wholegrain for health were discussed.
Nutrient profiling is currently being considered by the Food Standards Agency
(FSA) as a way of categorising foods according to their nutritional composition.
pointed out that consuming wholegrains provided more than just additional fibre, being the combination of all its components that work together to confer health benefits.