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La Società Italiana di Nutrizione Umana (SINU) è una Società scientifica senza scopo di lucro
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martedì 30 gennaio 2018

EFSA – L-carnitina e normale metabolismo lipidico: valutazione dell’health claim

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2018.5137/epdf

The EFSA NDA Panel was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to L-carnitine and normal lipid metabolism. The food that is proposed as the subject of the health claim is L-carnitine. The Panel considers that L-carnitine is sufficiently characterised. The claimed effect proposed by the applicant is ‘normal lipid metabolism’. The target population proposed by the applicant is the general population. The Panel considers that contribution to normal lipid metabolism is a beneficial physiological effect. The applicant proposes that the claim submitted with this application is based on the essentiality of a nutrient. The Panel considers that the evidence provided does not establish that dietary L-carnitine is required to maintain normal lipid metabolism in the target population, for which the claim is intended. The Panel concludes that a cause and effect relationship has not been established between the consumption of L carnitine and contribution to normal lipid metabolism in the target population

 

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