Marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released an evaluation of the implementation of recommendation for the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children within the European Region.

 

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Sleep and obesity

Sleeping for longer each night could lead to a healthier diet according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

18/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Children exposed to up to nine junk food adverts in half an hour

A report released by the Obesity Health Alliance entitled "A ‘Watershed’ Moment. Why it’s prime time to protect children from junk food adverts" has found that children are exposed to as many as 9 adverts for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods in just a 30 minute period. 

28/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

Are carbohydrates and fats bad for your health?

The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study assessed the relationship between carbohydrates, fat and protein, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality. 

31/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Trans-fatty acid restriction

Restrictions on the use of trans-fatty acids in restaurants and cafes in 11 New York states was associated with a drop in heart attacks and strokes.

 

28/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

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