Dr Hazel Wallace wins the HFMA’s first Blogger of the Year Award; a new honour introduced to recognize the increasing power of influencers on social media.
Following new research by Action on Sugar, the organization is calling for colour-coded ‘traffic light’ front of pack (FOP) nutrition labelling to be introduced across all food and drink products. In 2013, the Department of Health (DOH) announced a consistent FOP labelling system for fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt content, using red for high, amber […]
Today sees the opening of Sano To Go, a shop offering nutritious takeaway food in the heart of London.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has launched a new professional development platform for primary school teachers.
Two of the best known names in nutritional products, The Natural Health Practice Ltd (NHP) and Patrick Holford, have joined forces.
Natures Aid has announce a partnership with AFC Fylde – the football team of Lancashire’s Fylde Coast.
The Royal Voluntary Service has opened a hospital shop with a difference – a “dietary specific shop” under the brand name Revi
The EU should increase investment in organic agriculture and use it as a field ‘laboratory’ for the development of sustainable and healthy food production.
The phrase ‘feed the world’ denotes an unchallengeable imperative, doesn’t it? But what if the phrase itself is distracting us from acknowledging the biggest global health problem of them all?
As ‘traffic light’ nutrition labels come under close scrutiny in Europe and the UK, a new study suggests they can sway consumers towards healthier food options.
Specialist health food store owners gathered in London this week for a special one-day conference entitled Transformation: Nutrition as a Catalyst for Positive Change held.
The second meeting of the Micronutrients and Health All Party Parliamentary Group, has highlighted the fact that teenagers have the worst diets among all age groups, making them an ‘at risk’ group in nutritional terms. The meeting, which took place on 13 September, focussed on ‘Improving teenage nutrition: new research and future policy’. Carolyn Harris, […]
Kinetica Sports has introduced a limited edition Coconut & Lime Whey Protein, designed to bring a tropical flavour to the sports nutrition category.
With nearly 40% of camexpo attendees citing ‘diet and nutrition’ as their main business focus, this year’s show will feature even more new innovations and educational content for nutritional therapists.
A panel of scientists has accused the supplements industry of “heavily marketing” pregnancy multivitamins to mothers-to-be who, they argue, do not in the main need them. Writing in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, the scientists say they reviewed a wide body of research and found that specialist pregnancy supplements did not boost the health of mothers […]
A specialized oral supplement regime cut the death rate of older malnourished patients with heart or lung disease by 50%, US scientists report. In a study carried out by researchers at Texas A&M University, the effects of a specialized nutrition supplement – containing high protein (2o grams), HMB (a muscle-preserving ingredient) and vitamin D – […]
Nutrition is taking centre stage at this year’s camexpo, with the introduction of a new dedicated Nutrition Theatre, sponsored by Revive Active. The new line-up, featuring leading nutritional experts like Dr Marilyn Glenville, Miguel Toribio-Mateas, Dr Alex Richardson and Dr John Ogden, includes 17 CPD-accredited sessions running throughout the weekend of 26-27 September, at London’s […]
Herb and superfood specialist Indigo Herbs is teaming up with Veganuary.com to support and sponsor the New Year lifestyle programme, which aims to inspire people to go vegan for January. The Veganuary website explains that a plant-based diet needn’t be restrictive or unhealthy and provides support, lifestyle ideas, recipes and nutritional information. Indigo Herbs says […]
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an updated guidance for the evaluation of health claims in order to more clearly define the scientific criteria for applications. The guidance document is subject to public consultation and interested parties have until 11 September 2015 to submit comments on the draft document. The EFSA says that […]
Leading vitamins manufacturer Quest has launched a new training manual tailored specifically for retailers. Created by its in-house team of nutritionists and technicians, the Quest Technical Manual includes comprehensive brand information and the full product range within a handy, fully indexed manual. Key health issues and concerns have also been identified with accompanying product suggestions, […]