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Personalised diet advice could tackle obesity, report advises

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 06 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5682
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Personalised nutrition and self monitoring of food consumption could be one way to deal with obesity, a report has said.1

The European Academies Science Advisory Council’s report looks at the future of nutrition and food security in Europe, saying that research and innovation will be central to tackling malnutrition in all forms, including undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies as well as overweight and obesity.

The report warned against concentrating attention on obesity at the “expense of the continuing recognition of the substantial burden of undernutrition in an unequal …

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