Registered nutritionist, Sophie Bertrand, shines a light on a less well-known eating disorder – Orthorexia – and explains why the messaging around nutrition can be unhelpful at best, and damaging at worst.
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Researchers have developed a new way to rank foods which aid both diet and sustainability goals, taking into account all seven world regions.
Belgium came in at second place on the list of countries surveyed, while Austria and the Netherlands were found to eat the least junk food per month on average.
As the UK marks a year of COVID-19 restrictions, one survey has shed light on the changes in the eating and shopping habits of consumers that have been observed as a result of lockdown.
Respondents from both countries are reducing their carb consumption in a trend seen across five surveyed nations, as low-carb and keto diets gain popularity.
Action on Salt has issued a warning over the salt levels in so-called ‘healthy’ snacks and has urged the UK Government to name a successor to Public Health England to lead the salt reduction campaign.
Researchers in the US have linked excessive screen time with the development of binge-eating disorder in later years after surveying more than 10,000 children.
A new study from scientists at Queen Mary University London claims a small reduction in fat in some of the country’s favourite foods could prevent thousands of deaths over the coming years.
Researchers from Queen Mary University claim salt reduction targets have prevented heart disease, but that the programme is stalling.
It’s thought a soft cheese could be to blame for the outbreak, which has seen Listeria cases reported in seven states across the US.
There is concern in Spain that some products, such as drinking chocolate, escape current regulation that limits advertising unhealthy foods to children.