Some Nutrition And Diet Studies May Overstate Results

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Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham looked at papers published about nutrition and obesity in leading medical and public health journals. They tracked how often authors overreached in the summary of their findings. “We found that about one of 11 studies have some kind of issue that we identified that was degrading the fidelity of research reporting,” Dr. Nir Menachemi said. “In the article we call it an overreaching statement. That’s probably the most fair way to characterize these infractions,” Menachemi, who led the analysis, told Reuters Health.
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Penton’s Nutrition Business Journal Opens the Call for Nominations for the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

All submissions can be made via the awards form or directly to Sky Dailey at sky.dailey@penton.com by November 18, 2013. The winners will appear in NBJ’s Annual Executive Review & Awards issue in January 2014 and will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 2014 NBJ Summit . About Nutrition Business Journal Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) is a leading research, publishing and consulting firm serving the nutrition, natural products and integrative healthcare industries. NBJ delivers industry intelligence via a monthly journal, detailed market research reports, data charts, consulting services and an annual invite-only executive leadership conference, The NBJ Summit.
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