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We are passionate about all things nutrition and health from farm to fork. In our blog below you’ll find some thoughts, news and reports from our core team as well as our specialist network and partners. Each focuses on current hot topics and issues in food nutrition and health. Enjoy and please do share and comment.

Draft Soft Drinks Levy – Objectives, Thresholds, Exemptions & Impact?

Draft Soft Drinks Levy – Objectives, Thresholds, Exemptions & Impact?

How much is the UK public willing to pay for sweetened soft drinks? The draft Finance Bill 2017 was published on Monday, 5th December. Not normally associated with health and nutrition news, this year, the introduction of the soft drinks levy has definitely hit the newspaper headlines. Still awaiting the finer details, the draft does provide further insight and confirms the details announced during the 2016 budget announcement. Out for comment, it will be interesting to see how industry reacts with many of the big players already making huge reformulation changes to ensure the few of their products are taxable.

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Demonising carbs and low sat fat advice isn’t getting us anywhere

Demonising carbs and low sat fat advice isn’t getting us anywhere

The latest headlines have been fueled by the ill-advised national obesity forum publication ‘Eat fat, cut the carbs and avoid Snacking to reverse obesity and type 2 diabetes” (23rd May) and the findings from diabetes.co.uk survey of its 80,000 diabetic patients undertaking a 10-week low carb programme (31st May).

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A health check on new breakfast opportunities

A health check on new breakfast opportunities

The growing trend for breakfasting on-the-go and at out of home establishments has been threatening breakfast cereal’s number one spot. As well as a need for more convenience, breakfast cereals have been hit hard by the recent negative headlines with regard to their sugar content. But are the latest trends going to help improve or will they fuel the obesity epidemic?

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A retail dietitian’s impact on public health and sales

A retail dietitian’s impact on public health and sales

We recently worked with Waitrose on an exciting health and nutrition project where we truly saw the impact that a dietitian in retail can have on public health and sales. Moira Howie, Waitrose’s Manager in Nutrition and Health kindly agreed to tell us more about her journey. Here are the highlights.

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WHO on Childhood Obesity – a call for High Level Action

WHO on Childhood Obesity – a call for High Level Action

As weight-busting January came to an end it brought to light a new, hard-hitting report from the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO), with the alarming headline that, globally-speaking, at least 41 million children aged under five years are obese or overweight.

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