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Ethics

Ethics

Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?
Ethics

Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?

Articles Resource CenterIs Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding? The perception among many researchers is that public trust in nutrition science is eroding. This insight contrasts with the view that public trust in science is a broad activity that has remained seemingly stable for almost 50 years and remains strong today.The loss of public confidence is likely a consequence of multiple factors, including:The growing complexity of modern science.The perception that experts are continuously changing assessments of available evidence.The repeated failures to uphold professional standards leading to a drop in scientific rigour.The growing polarisation of social and policy sectors in which science plays a prominent role.The democratisation of information which has...