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December 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/2/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 12, p1261
Academic Journal
The article reports on the health algorithm for processed foods which was developed by David Katz, associate professor of the University of Yale in Connecticut. It states that due to misleading nutrient labels on processed foods, Katz crafted a mathematical formula to calculate the relative health of foods on scale of 1-100. It notes that with the said scoring system, consumers can make choices between, and within major food groups as well as between different brands of products.


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