Point of choice kilocalorie labelling in the UK eating out of home sector

Research was carried out in major eating out and takeaway food chains in the UK to examine point of choice kilocalorie labelling practices for customers.

30/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

French NutriNet-Santé: Ultra- processed food consumption linked to risk of early death in adults

Findings have been relseased from the ongoing French NutriNet-Santé study providing evidence of a strong link between intake of ultra-processed food and mortality in adults aged 45 and above.

20/02/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Energy content of main meals at major UK restaurants

An observational study published by the British Medical Journal compared the energy content of main meals served in major UK chain restaurants, both fast food and “full service”.

18/12/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Mandatory calorie labelling on food outside of the home

The Department of Health and Social Care, England is holding a consultation on implementing mandatory calorie labelling on all food and drink served outside of the home, including restaurants, cafes and online third party takeaway platforms.

 

25/09/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Average person consumes an extra 330kcal per week as a result of upselling

A report published by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Slimming World reveals that the average person consumes an extra 330 calories per week – 17,000 calories per year – as a result of "upselling" of foods and drinks high in calories, fat, sugar and salt. 

21/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

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