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SACN: reports and position statements

Reports, position statements and annual reports of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).

You can view SACN publications below, or go to the SACN home page for further information about the Committee and to read the minutes of its meetings.

Reports

  1. Folic acid: updated SACN recommendations

    • Independent report
  2. SACN vitamin D and health report

    • Independent report
  3. SACN Carbohydrates and Health Report

    • Independent report
  4. SACN Dietary Reference Values for Energy

    • Independent report
  5. SACN Early Life Nutrition Report

    • Independent report
  6. SACN Iron and Health Report

    • Independent report
  7. SACN Report to CMO on folic acid and colorectal cancer risk

    • Independent report
  8. SACN Narrative Synthesis of Dietary Fibre Components

    • Independent report
  9. SACN applicability of WHO growth standards in the UK

    • Independent report
  10. SACN Folate and Disease Prevention Report

    • Independent report
  11. SACN Review of Dietary Advice on Vitamin A

    • Independent report
  12. SACN Advice on Fish Consumption

    • Independent report
  13. "SACN Salt and Health report": recommendations on salt in diet

    • Independent report

Position Statements

  1. SACN statement on diet, cognitive impairment and dementia

    • Independent report
  2. SACN-COT statement on the introduction of peanut and hen’s egg into the infant diet

    • Independent report
  3. SACN-COT statements on potassium-based sodium replacers

    • Independent report
  4. SACN Statement on Military Dietary Reference Values for Energy

    • Independent report
  5. SACN Statement on Iodine and Health - 2014

    • Independent report
  6. SACN Statement on Selenium and Health - 2013

    • Independent report
  7. SACN Statement defining child underweight, overweight and obesity

    • Independent report
  8. SACN Statement on the introduction of gluten to the infant diet

    • Independent report
  9. SACN Statement on 'Good-Night Milks' - 2008

    • Independent report
  10. SACN draft position statement on dietary fibre - 2008

    • Independent report
  11. SACN Update on Trans Fatty Acids - 2007

    • Independent report
  12. SACN Update on Vitamin D - 2007

    • Independent report

Annual Reports

  1. SACN annual report 2017

    • Independent report
  2. SACN annual report 2016

    • Independent report
  3. SACN annual report 2015

    • Independent report
  4. SACN annual report 2014

    • Independent report
  5. SACN annual report 2013

    • Independent report
  6. SACN annual report 2012

    • Independent report
Published 17 January 2001
Last updated 14 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added annual report for 2017.
  2. Added 'SACN-COT statement on the introduction of peanut and hen’s egg into the infant diet' under 'position statements'.
  3. Added 'Folic acid: updated SACN recommendations'.
  4. Added SACN annual report 2016.
  5. Added position statement on military DRVs.
  6. First published.