Angela L. Dansby

• Food Science Communicator Fergus M. Clydesdale, University of Massachusetts, discussed “foods containing many promises” in the June 13 New York Times. He warned that some of the promises functional food manufacturers make are a stretch, and that even if a product contains an ingredient proven to be health-enhancing, there is no guarantee that the ingredient is available in a form the body can use or is present in quantities that may be effective. However, he noted the benefit of fortifying foo…

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