There are three major weaknesses in the new recommendations for red meat, say researchers.
On 20 June, new Nordic nutritional recommendations (NNR) were presented in Reykjavik.
Choice of studies: We know far too little about the basis for the recommendations, says Pouzou.
Uncertainty in the data: It is not easy to study the effect of food on disease and death. But we don’t know enough about how NNR has handled this uncertainty around health and nutrition data, according to Zagmutt.
Health and environment: We do not know enough about how health and the environment are weighted in the recommendations and which method is the basis, Zagmutt believes.
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