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DZD Scientists as Nutrition Experts on TV

German TV broadcasters invited scientists from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) to be guests on their programs to answer questions about snacks such as potato chips and also about bread as part of the daily diet.


Chips and Co. – during major sporting events such as the upcoming EM Soccer Cup these are especially popular, as the increased sales show. They come in different variants – ranging from "light" and veggie chips to organic products. In the WDR program "Der Vorkoster" (The Taster), TV chef Bjorn Freitag, talked with Professor Karsten Müssig of the DZD partner German Diabetes Center (DDZ) in Düsseldorf about the health effects of these snacks.

Der Vorkoster (The Taster), WDR, June 3, 2016, 9:00 pm (minute 14:22 to 18:24)

The well-known TV chef Tim Mälzer talked with Professor Andreas Pfeiffer from the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) in Potsdam-Rehbrücke, a partner in the DZD, about whether bread is a healthy food. The program will be broadcast on June 22nd.
Lebensmittelcheck mit Tim Mälzer (Food Check with Tim Mälzer, in German), ARD Channel 1, June 22, 2016, 8:15 pm