In November 2004, the Agency published the results of research to develop a nutrient profile model. This research focused on the application of the model to the further regulation of broadcast advertising, as envisaged in the White Paper, Choosing Health.
The Agency welcomes the recommendations made by the independent expert panel that undertook the review of the Agency’s current nutrition research and surveys portfolio, and wishes to thank the Chair, Professor Mike Kelly, and the other panel members for their important contributions.
Information on research programmes that investigate relationships between the nutrients in our food and our health, and provide the scientific basis needed for the Agency’s dietary advice to improve public health. Other work identifies the barriers that people face to making healthier dietary choices, such as minority and low-income groups, and determines how these barriers may be overcome.