Planetary health diet

The EAT Lancet commission released findings from a study which proposes a “planetary health diet”, i.e. a diet best for human health and the planet.

17/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Health benefits of a high fibre diet

In a study published in the Lancet, Reynolds and colleagues use systematic and meta-analysis review methodology to show that high fibre and wholegrain intakes are associated with positive health outcomes.

11/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Five healthy habits may increase life expectancy by ten years or more

Research from the United States has reported that following five healthy habits may add more than ten years to your life.

16/05/2018   by Anne Parle  

Results from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme

Today Public Health England published results from years 7 and 8 of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) rolling programme. This report covers years 2014/15 to 2015/16. The NDNS rolling programme is a continuous programme, carried out across the United Kingdom to assess the diet, nutrient intake and nutritional status of both adults and children.

16/03/2018   by Anne Parle  

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Diet, NDNS, Survey

One third of UK adults underestimate calorie intake

Research suggests that UK adults eat more calories than they realise. It suggests that men on average eat 3,119 calories, while reporting to eat 2,065 calories and women on average consume 2,393 calories but report eating 1,570 calories. On average adults surveyed under-reported their calorie intake by 32%.

21/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

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Calories, Diet
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