Part one provides a background to the regulation of health claims in Europe. Part two focuses on authorised disease risk reduction claims, claims relating to children s development, and health and proprietary claims. Part three sets out ingredients with permitted general function claims, including choline, creatine, sweeteners, dietary lactase supplements, and polyphenols in olive oil. Part four outlines foods and nutrients with permitted health claims, with chapters on vitamins and minerals, proteins, meat, fish, water, and the replacement of saturated fats.
Provides a comprehensive overview of foods and food substances that have achieved approved health claims in Europe under Regulation EC 1924/2006Covers properties and applications of each ingredient, as well as evidence for the health claim and how it benefits consumersOutlines the importance of each claim in product development and marketing and regulatory issues such as conditions of use<