Updates

Weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes

Date
12 April 2019

Two years on, the Diabetes UK-funded Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT), has confirmed that losing weight is a key factor to keeping type 2 diabetes at bay.

Weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes

Is veganism the latest fad or here to stay?

Date
21 January 2019

If we are to believe the latest headlines, veganism is now a life choice for up to 3.5 million in the UK and retailers giving more shelf space for new vegan ready meal ranges...

Is veganism the latest fad or here to stay?

The British Nutrition Foundation launches food portion sizes to support the Eatwell guide

Date
17 January 2019

14th January, saw the launch of the British Nutrition Foundation’s (BNF) practical guide to portion sizes. The guide ‘Find Your Balance’ aims to help consumers understand how much of each food should be consumed and how frequently, thus making the Eatwell guide easier to achieve. The guide uses simple hand and spoon measurements to help us estimate appropriate portions.

The British Nutrition Foundation launches food portion sizes to support the Eatwell guide

UK 10 year olds consuming 18 years’ worth of sugar

Date
16 January 2019

2nd January saw Public Health England (PHE) launch its latest Change4Life campaign – the focus not surprisingly, is sugars and the young.

UK 10 year olds consuming 18 years’ worth of sugar

BDA OBD® Sustainable Diets

Date
16 January 2019

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) launched it's One Blue Dot® (OBD®) toolkit in November 2018. The toolkit provides dietitians with extensive resources to help them drive sustainable and healthy eating messages to the general public.

BDA OBD® Sustainable Diets

Plant-based Eating: the latest evidence and practice

Date
14 January 2019

Alpro's Science and Nutrition team have produced an array of resources focusing on fibre and plant-based eating...

Plant-based Eating: the latest evidence and practice

The BDA is Leading on Sustainable Diets

Date
14 January 2019

By Jo Lewis, BDA & Elphee Medici, Nutrilicious Introduction The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is committed to bringing sustainable diets to the top ...

The BDA is Leading on Sustainable Diets

WHO confirms the SACN’s fibre message: higher intakes needed for optimum health

Date
14 January 2019

It has taken the WHO’s review of the evidence, four years after the original SACN Carbohydrate and Health report, to place fibre in the headlines.

WHO confirms the SACN’s fibre message: higher intakes needed for optimum health

NEW Updated UCLP© Resources

Date
13 August 2018

Written by HEART UK, The Nation's Cholesterol Charity in collaboration with seven leading health professionals. This year has seen the highly popular UCLP© c...

NEW Updated UCLP© Resources

NEW Soya & Health Fact Sheets

Date
02 August 2018

Professor Mark Messina from Loma Linda University has reviewed the latest evidence for the role of soya in a healthy balanced diet of young children and adul...

NEW Soya & Health Fact Sheets