Is Tufts University’s Food Compass Nutrient Profiling System ‘Broken’? 

In late 2021, Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition released their Food Compass nutrient profiling system in the prestigious journal Nature Food.  Food Compass uses a quantitative ranking algorithm across nine domains to rank foods from 1 to 100.  As the abstract notes, Tufts Food Compass ‘aims to discriminate healthfulness of foods for front of …

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