There is a current publication from me regarding food for special medical purposes. The publication is about the definition of dietary management and informs about my opinion, which scientific data have to be prepared to substantiate the dietary purpose of this special food category. Further information:, Aktuel Ernahrungsmed 2022; 47: 383–389, DOI 10.1055/a-1894-6527, ISSN 0341-0501.