A new campaign is seeking a VAT cut on all foods and drinks with a reduced/low/free from added sugar/sugar free/low or no calorie claim.
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?
Many of Britain’s top visitor attractions are completely failing to offer healthy eating options for children despite unprecedented awareness of about obesity and diet related illnesses.
The TV chef and heart attack survivor Sally Bee is calling on the Government to “stop wimping out” on the obesity crisis.
Health experts have savaged the Government’s long-delayed national obesity plan, which was finally unveiled last week (18 August).
Health food insider David Barrie has this week been telling Daily Mail readers how he has been waging a one-man campaign against the high levels of junk foods sold in hospital shops. In the main item in the newspaper’s letters page on July 20, Barrie – a sales manager at Natures Own of 35 years’ […]
Britain’s worsening obesity crisis will be the subject of a major panel discussion at this year’s camexpo event. One of the big name speakers lined up for the discussion is Tam Fry, spokesperson for the National Obesity Forum, the charity formed in 2000 to demand that government legislated decisively for the treatment and prevention of […]
The theory that pesticide residues in food are killing human gut bacteria and contributing to major 21st Century illnesses is becoming mainstream, says a prominent Australian doctor. Dr Mark Donahue, a Sydney GP with a special interest in environmental medicine, told Sky News: “Scientists have always said that eating organic food is senseless and makes […]
Anna Soubry, the minister for public health, says that many Britons have a “weird relationship with food” – they’re obsessed with watching celebrity chefs on TV but hardly ever bother to cook themselves (more…)
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver attacked the government’s new plans to tackle obesity today, in a strongly worded missive for The Guardian. (more…)
MuLondon partners with Stonewall
February 22, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Natural skincare company MuLondon has announced that it is supporting LGBT charity Stonewall.
‘Food is Medicine’, says HFI guest speaker
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
COYO ‘devastated’ after traces of milk found in vegan yoghurt
Vegan yoghurt and ice cream maker COYO has apologized for the ‘precautionary product removal’ now in place after traces of milk were found in its dairy-free yoghurts.
The Seed Fund ‘lays down strong roots’
Running until 30 April, The Seed Fund 2018 is now open for entry, continuing the philanthropic organization’s mission to help food and drink start-ups turn ‘big ideas into big businesses’ and ‘lay down strong roots’ for the future.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]