Glossary and other

Cross-Sectional Study

Looking at a group of people at one point in time.  Considered the lowest level of evidence and can only recognise associations

Randomised controlled trial

The intervention is trialled on study groups.  One group is the control group and receives no treatment.  Trial participants are randomly assigned to a study group and ideally, not aware of which intervention they are receiving (blinded).  Considered a high level of evidence.

The “GRADE” quality of evidence

Study types and hierarchy of evidence

Sugar Classifications

Sugar definitions

 

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