The impact of a Public Health Responsibility Deal (RD) on salt intake, cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Researchers in the UK estimated the impact of the RD on trends in salt intake and associated changes in CVD and GCa incidence, mortality and economic costs in the UK from 2011-2025.

26/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Ending inappropriate promotion of commercially available foods for infants and young children in Eur

A new paper published by the WHO has outlined the first steps in developing a nutrient profile model to drive changes in product composition, labelling and promotion practices in food products aimed at infants and young children in the European Region.

24/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

The availability, composition and marketing of baby foods in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe has developed a methodology to identify commercial baby foods available in retail settings and collect data on their nutritional content, labelling and promotion.

18/07/2019   by Niall Grieve  

Sugary drink consumption and risk of cancer

A French prospective cohort study, called NutriNet-Sante, was used to investigate the associations between the consumption of sugary drinks (such as sugar sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices) and the risk of cancer.

16/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Foods and drinks aimed at infants and young children: evidence and opportunities for action

Public Health England (PHE) recently published a report showing inconsistencies between national infant feeding guidelines and how commercial baby food and drink products are marketed.

02/07/2019   by Niall Grieve  

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