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Clinical Trials for Supplements, Foods & Beverages

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Clinical Trials for Supplements, Foods & Beverages

EFSA has set up rigid standards for intervention studies to substantiate health claims, meaning that manufacturers are now required to determine the most suitable approach to generate data in order to validate their claim.


In this White Paper, Sarah Hull, Principal Scientist, Leatherhead Food Research, examines the differences between running clinical trials for food vs medicine, outlines the principles of Good Clinical Practice when conducting food intervention studies and stresses the importance of planning studies that view the food, beverage or supplement in a whole diet context.

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