New Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) Recommendations on saturated fats

SACN released a report considering the relationship between saturated fats, health outcomes and risk factors for non-communicable (chronic) diseases such as Diabetes in the UK

23/08/2019   by Niall Grieve  

Digital marketing of unhealthy products to children

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have released a report that looks at the rapidly changing digital marketing ecosystem within which action to protect children's online experience must be taken.

20/03/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released an evaluation of the implementation of recommendation for the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children within the European Region.

 

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Sleep and obesity

Sleeping for longer each night could lead to a healthier diet according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

18/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Children exposed to up to nine junk food adverts in half an hour

A report released by the Obesity Health Alliance entitled "A ‘Watershed’ Moment. Why it’s prime time to protect children from junk food adverts" has found that children are exposed to as many as 9 adverts for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods in just a 30 minute period. 

28/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

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