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…)