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A large-scale study published in Frontiers in Nutrition found that – despite popular belief – consuming vegetables does not always lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
A study looking at thousands of cafeteria meal choices has found that increasing the vegetarian options also increases the proportion of plant-based purchases greatly without affecting overall food sales.
This week's rapid roundup of food and beverage news includes changes to breakfast cereal and a world famous recruit for the UN.
The decrease is not moving quick enough to keep up with targets set by the National Food Strategy however, which has recommended meat consumption fall by 30 percent in the next decade.
One study analysed the impact of Chile's Law of Food Labeling and Advertising, and the other looked at the effect of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL).
New research suggests that individual soft drink companies in the UK are making a sizeable contribution to sugar reduction, with eight out of the top 10 companies reducing the sugar content of their products by 15 percent or more.
The so-called sugar tax took effect at the beginning of April, raising the price of sugary drinks and forcing some manufacturers to reformulate in order to bring their products below the threshold. But was it the best decision for the British Government and the health of the population?
A new study indicates changes in the Canadian diet corresponded with increased US exports and investment in the Canadian food and beverage sector.