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Exercise calorie labelling: another silly idea to tackle obesity

Calorie content information is helpful, but it isn’t a strong indication of whether food is healthy or not

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Health campaigners back food labels with ‘calorie burning’ information

2019-12-11T11:50:00+00:00By

Change to labelling was recommended by scientists from Loughborough University

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High-sugar breakfast cereals ‘nudged’ to top shelf in supermarket anti-obesity trial

2019-12-06T11:48:00+00:00By

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and more launch in-store trials of ‘nudge’ obesity measures

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Café chains slammed over amount of sugar in festive hot drinks

2019-12-03T12:43:00+00:00By

Action on Sugar analysed more than 200 drinks

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Waitrose trials DNA-based food advice service in London store

2019-12-03T09:32:00+00:00By Edward Devlin

The pop-up will be in-store for an initial three-month period

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JW Filshill and SGF introduce kids’ fruit loyalty scheme

2019-12-02T11:09:00+00:00By

The scheme incentivises kids to choose fruit instead of confectionery by giving them a loyalty card

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FDF urges collaborative approach to food and drink issues in election manifesto

2019-11-20T12:54:00+00:00By

The FDF has slammed the government plans for a ban on HFSS promotions

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Chair of Action on Salt slams government for lack of action on obesity

2019-11-14T16:55:00+00:00By

Action on Salt last week responded to a call for evidence from the National Food Strategy

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Health campaigners call for fast food takeaway clampdown

2019-11-14T10:44:00+00:00By

Sustain said companies including McDonald’s and KFC were allocating millions of pounds to expansion plans

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Upfield revamps Flora ProActiv with vegan recipe

2019-11-12T12:11:00+00:00By

The brand’s Olive Oil, Light and Buttery variants have been reformulated to remove all traces of buttermilk

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IGD offers food and drink companies guidance on shrinking products

2019-10-29T15:58:00+00:00By

IGD said its new guide was aimed at making the process of calorie reduction more consistent for companies

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Halo Top moves into traditional ice cream with Platinum range

2019-10-24T08:51:00+01:00By

Despite the addition of cream and sugar, Halo Top said the new products were still healthier than mainstream competitors