This is what the color scale really says about food


The Nutri-Score is intended to help consumers quickly compare products in a category or product type.


luisa ita“Food” Editor

Almost half of adults are too fat! Obesity is a growing problem in our society. According to the Federal Office of Public Health, around 42 percent of the adult population in Switzerland is overweight, of which 11 percent are obese, i.e. significantly overweight. About 15 percent of children and young people are overweight or obese.

Being very overweight is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and some types of cancer. In our fast-paced world, many people cite lack of time for healthy eating as the reason for their obesity: And this is exactly where the Nutri-Score aims to help.

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