Summarized by: William D. Evers, Ph.D., R.D.
Department of Foods and Nutrition
Purdue University West Lafayette IN
The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt consumer education association. Since 1982 ACSH has evaluated the quality of nutrition coverage by a number of popular magazines with respect to their accuracy, presentation and recommendations. Criteria for judging have been essentially the same for the last four surveys, so ratings on magazines considered in these surveys can be directly compared.
The enclosed information gives the final rating for each magazine as determined for the particular survey. This "box score" gives only the rating. It is highly recommended that the...