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What is the most controversial issue in nutrition

I teach college nutrition, mostly to heath care workers. It seems every topic we discuss has a controversial component - usually mentioned in the textbook but in little detail.

What do you think is the most controversial issue in nutrition today?

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  • Jan 12 2013: Less fat - but loads of sugar.


    Products that contains high sugar contents, eventhough fat contents would have been part of the product was never the major contributor to the overall kilojules/calories. Most consumers see the words "less fat" on the package and by default think that the food is healthy.

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