The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
H&B has announced a tie-up with Deliveroo to offer consumers a range of its most popular health products via the food delivery business’s website and app.
A new study has revealed that since schools shut down in March there has been a significant decrease in the amount of fruit and veg consumed by children.
Biotiful Dairy has created the first innovation of its kind to launch in the UK – Kefir Cheese – in a bid to shake up the soft cheese category.
Kate Miller dives into the free-from sector and discovers the traditional Russian ingredients and improved nutritional profile changing the UK’s free-from scene (more…)
Aiming to spice up the sauce and condiments market is Big Tom Spiced Tomato Ketchup boasting a significantly lower sugar content than other leading brands.
Dr Adam Drewnowski has called for further research into the connection between food supplements, dietary nutrient density and productivity in the workplace.
Brand-new to market, nutritional supplements company Lyfe Roots has launched with a five-strong offer of vegan-friendly, plant-based VMS.
Jane Wolfe discovers the ‘meat drives strength’ myth is being busted as a rising number of sporting figures are extolling the virtues of a plant-based diet.
‘Clean’, ‘green’, ‘cruelty-free’ meat alternatives are often positioned as more ethically responsible meal options. But are they?
In a new deal with Moving Mountains, Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons is to be the first restaurant in the UK to serve the brand’s new Sausage Patty.
Experts warn that vegans must ensure there is enough vitamin B12 in their diets and the health risks resulting from B12 deficiencies are ‘not a myth’.
Whole Earth will be an official supporter of Team GB ahead of the 2020 Olympics in a partnership that will see it become the team’s official peanut butter.
Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
New from trichologist Simone Thomas comes a food supplement brand launching with a vegan and vegetarian two-piece collection.
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
This month, you might hear a lot of chatter about plant-based athletes due to the release of a documentary called The Game Changers.
Following three years of scientific research, a new line of supplements has launched onto the market to address sleep, movement, mindset and nutrition.
At the latest APPG meeting the issue of iron levels in young women was explored; over 50% of teenage girls and 25% of adult women have low iron in-takes.
Puressentiel’s latest essentials
July 10, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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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 […]
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