Obesity Debate

Half of Britons admit to snack serving size confusion

Half of UK consumers don't know what constitutes as one serving of snacks, claims a new survey

More than half of UK consumers admit to not knowing what constitutes a single serving of snacks such as crisps, revealed a new survey commissioned by gluten-free snack manufacturer Wellaby’s.

Nestlé plans a 10% reduction in sugar in its breakfast cereals by 2018

Nestlé plans cereal sugar cuts by 10%

Barry Gardiner, shadow secretary for international trade, will be part of a top line-up at the 2017 FDF Convention

Brexit and obesity on agenda at industry convention

The BMA has called for health warnings to be introduced on sugary food packaging

‘More work needed’ after kids’ sugary food ad ban

Processed food debate panellists: (l to r) Tamar Haspel, historian Rachel Laudan, Yoni Freedhoff, Chris Mallett and Richard Black

Firms encouraged to ‘invest in healthier products’

Professor Buttriss: ‘The challenge has been to find substitutes that provide the same functionality in food production’

Sat fat replacement research ramps up

Health benefits: phytosterols can help decrease cholesterol uptake and lower cholesterol in the blood

New plant sterols boost heart health food claims

Gluten-free breads in particular are shown to have a higher content of saturated fatty acids

Gluten-free foods are typically higher in fat: study

Sugar tax must be extended beyond soft drinks, says Food Standards Scotland

FSS backs extending sugar tax beyond soft drinks

Free school meals are said to be a key weapon in the battle against obesity

Free school meals ‘help in fight against obesity’

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