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Statement of the Calorie Reduction Expert Group

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Statement of the Calorie Reduction Expert Group.

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This Expert Group was convened to:

(1) examine the evidence on the daily energy imbalance gap;

(2) estimate the level by which calorie intakes would need to fall to reduce the risk of continued excessive weight gain among the population; and

(3) assess the risk this poses to micronutrient status and malnutrition among different population groups.