Popular magazines and nutrition articles

nbruce writes “A survey of popular magazines’ nutrition articles shows some improvement in accuracy after 20 years of tracking this information, according to the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH). The
, which covered magazines published in 2000, 2001, and 2002, ranked 16 of 20 magazines as “good” sources of nutrition information, two magazines were rated “fair,” and two earned a rating of “poor.” Magazines aimed at men are still more likely to be rated fair or poor. Although the overall quality of articles improved, for the first time, no magazine was rated “excellentâ€? in nutrition information.

The percentage of readers who reported getting nutrition information from magazines substantially increased from the last survey. You can either download the survey, or purchase it in hard copy.”