Effects of labelling food with physical activity calorie equivalents (PACE)

Research was conducted in the UK to study the effect of labelling food wih the amount of physical activity required to brun off the calories.

12/12/2019   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  

New strategies to halve childhood obesity by 2030

The UK government have announced the second part of their childhood obesity plan which aims to reduce childhood obesity by half by 2030. This follows on from the first part of the childhood obesity: a plan for action published in 2016.

02/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

Nutritional labelling on menus may reduce the calories we buy

A new review published in the Cochrane Library has found evidence that nutritional labelling on menus can reduce the calories purchased in restaurants. The researchers found that calorie labelling on menus would reduce energy purchased per meal by 7.8% or 47kcal (on an average 600kcal meal).

13/03/2018   by Anne Parle  

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