Childhood obesity could be linked with a 4 times higher risk of diabetes

Children with obesity may have a four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared with children who are a normal weight.

03/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

Implications of the Eatwell Guide

Researchers examined the health effects of changing the average diet to meet the new recommendations set out in the new Eatwell Guide launched in the UK in March 2016. The key differences in the new recommendations are a decrease in the recommended free sugar intake and an increase in the recommended fibre intake.

18/01/2017   by Anne Parle  

Sugary drinks tax and health

Researchers in the United Kingdom (UK) predict that a tax on sugary beverages will have a positive effect on health.

21/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

Dairy products and health: what is the evidence?

A new review article published in Food & Nutrition Research examines the scientific evidence on dairy intake and risk of chronic diseases including obesity, type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer and all-cause mortality.

07/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

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