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Organic veg back into growth Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Sales of organic veg are back in growth, thanks to improved UK household incomes and growing consumer interest in health

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Sugar tax calls dismissed by Action on Sugar adviser Subscription

31 Jul 2015 | By Ian Quinn

A leading adviser for Action on Sugar has warned a sugar tax on fizzy drinks would make little difference to obesiy

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Advertising to kids facing tough new clampdown Subscription

03 Jul 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The Department of Health is planning to clamp down on advertising to children…


Fruit Heroes sets up Facebook chat about healthy eating Subscription

27 Jun 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Fruit snacking brand Fruit Heroes is hosting a Facebook webchat to help answer parents’ questions…

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Guilt lanes present more complex issues than headlines suggest Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Neither voluntary measures nor regulation can solve the obesity crisis…

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Health food lessons from the US Subscription

21 Mar 2015 | By Claire Nuttall

And there was I thinking Europe was doing well on the whole health agenda……

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Energy drinks: trade must address issue of sales to children

15 Feb 2015 | By Vince Bamford

As a rule, I trust retailers and consumers to do the right thing…


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Bad dietary advice from government: how many are harmed? Subscription

18 Jun 2015

Joanna Blythman hits the nail on the head with her views on the ‘fatuous advice’ about diet and health…


Scaremongering sugar debate does not help children

13 Nov 2014

I write in response to a report on sugar (‘Action on Sugar claims a quarter of kids’ juice drinks have as much sugar as Co…

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Sweeteners part of healthy eating says Professor Jack Winkler

06 Sep 2014

Put these survey findings into context. If 38% are suspicious of sweeteners, then 62% are not…

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