Inequalities in diet and physical activity

Public Health England have released a briefing paper highlighting the social and economic inequalities still seen in diet and physical activity in the UK.

13/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Saturated fat to be reduced across products in the UK

The UK government has announced several food manufacturers have signed a ‘responsibility pledge’ which will see them decrease the saturated fat content in their products.

08/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Families reducing consumption of fresh foods

A recent UK study has revealed that the recession has caused many households to cut back on fresh fruit and vegetables and increase their intake of processed foods.

08/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Could eating at the dinner table help combat obesity?

Eating dinner around the table as a family, instead of in front of the television could help combat obesity.

08/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Providing a variety of vegetables increases intake in children

Children chose to eat more vegetables at a meal when two varieties are available compared tro when they are only offered one choice.

08/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

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