Nutrition Business Journal

Industry Must Silent Critics With Longer, Larger-Scale Studies

Anthony Almada bullets last year’s scientific milestones and millstones— and challenges faced in 2005.

Two thousand and four was a banner year for big studies in big journals, and an avalanche of non-positive results for some of the nutrition industry’s most vaunted ingredients. Additionally, regulatory sanctions against ostensibly “science-backed” ingredients churned various dietary supplement categories. If the January 2005 JAMA article from Tufts University, which revealed that Atkins is no better than Zone, Ornish or even Weight Watchers diet plans, portends the future, 2005 may likely rea

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