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Ultra-processed food is linked to early death

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The BBC has reported on findings that ultra-processed food is linked to poor health and an early death. Ultra-processed food includes processed meats, breakfast cereals, instant soups, sugary fizzy drinks, chicken nuggets, ice cream, mass-produced bread and pizza. Researchers in France and Spain read more »

Brands beware social media backlash on healthy eating

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The latest immediate future report, using data analysed from Brandwatch, looks at the rising ‘healthy eating’ and ‘healthy food’ conversations on social media in the UK. Whilst most posts are positive, there is a significant number of passionately angry and disgruntled ones. read more »

‘Handy’ guide for food portion insights from British Nutrition Foundation

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A simple method (literally a handy guide) can help keep ‘portion distortion’ at bay and help us eat more sensibly based on our own body’s needs. The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has launched a practical guide to portion sizes: Find Your Balance, read more »

Eating Blueprint NHS trial

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 | 0 Comments
The NHS has trialled a small-scale pilot of Dr Jen Nash’s Eating Blueprint online programme for people with Type 2 diabetes. The Eating Blueprint is a 12-week programme that equips users with psychological tools to change their eating habits and reach their read more »

A fight worth having – for better food labelling

Friday, April 20th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK is soon to take an important message to government, that food labelling needs to be clear and simple for everyone, something that matters a lot to people living with diabetes. In order to add weight to it’s argument, Diabetes UK read more »

Making Carbs Count: chicken

Friday, April 13th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Finger lickin’ good, chicken is a low fat meat that fills you up with protein. Spring chickens are young chickens, under 10 months old, and considered tender. Alternatively, if you’re called ‘no spring chicken’, then it’s implied that you’re no longer young. And read more »

Fat chances, the impact of poverty on obesity

Friday, March 23rd, 2018 | 0 Comments
An article by Martin Cohen, Visiting Research Fellow in Philosophy, University of Hertfordshire, he states that it’s poverty, not individual choice that is driving extraordinary obesity levels. The “obesity epidemic” deserves much more serious attention than it is getting. It is putting huge read more »

All souped up, infographic for classic recipes

Monday, March 19th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Winter is a time for classic soups, which are relatively easy to make and can serve several friends or family, usually for little money. They are a great way of using seasonal foods or even leftovers. For a quick reference guide in read more »

Yorlife Kefir yoghurt drink

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 | 0 Comments
First time farmers and founders of ice cream manufacturer, Yorvale, have announced the launch of Yorlife Kefir fermented milk drinks. Developed in conjunction with natural fast food restaurant chain, Leon, and available in three flavours (Natural; Blueberry and Elderflower, Mango and Passionfruit) read more »

Why hustle is a hassle, portions are bigger, and we’re getting fatter

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Weight loss hypnotherapist and founder of the Hypno Slimming website, Adam Cox, has investigated the effects on those setting January weight loss goals. With swathes of people having opted to start a weight loss programme in the year’s most gloomy month, motivation read more »