Leading experts in clinical nutrition science discuss the validity of new food science trends and their applicability to clinical practice. Topics of discussion include the clinical utility of processed foods and whole foods; the value of a low-FODMAP diet for individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms; and the contribution of fats, sugars, and non-caloric sweeteners in foods to clinical outcomes.
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Kari Ryan, PhD, RD, Abbott Nutrition R&D, Ohio, USA
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Juergen M. Bauer, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Friedrich – University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany Marjolein Visser, VU University, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands Jeffrey R. Stout, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, US
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