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This story originally appeared on The Conversation
After the Christmas excesses, it is common to implement some type of plan to lose the kilos that we have gained.
Officially, these claims are called ” nutrition claims .” After many years in a legal vacuum, the European Commission (EC) regulated them in 2006. Until then, anyone could attribute (almost) miraculous properties to their products.
Regulation No. 1924/2006 of the EC includes the more than 30 nutritional declarations that can be made of food.
In them not only the presence or absence of energy contribution stands out. Also different types of fat, fiber,