Evaluating nutrition information (Who is providing the advice? (-look at…
Evaluating nutrition information
Who is providing the advice?
-look at their qualifications?
-do they have a vested interest?
-who wrote the information?
-who published the information
-who supports the information?
What is the purpose of the advice?
Is it advertising a product?
Is it educational?
How is the information supported?
Is it backed by evidence?
Is it based on research
Is it backed by experts?
Is the source listed?
Is it supported by more than one expert?
Where does the information come from?
Is it on a reliable site?
Is the opinion of the author only?
Is it based on the opinion of a group of experts and backed by research
When was it written?
Check the date when the material was written
Check to see whether it has been regularly and recently updated