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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


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


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


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


JW Filshill and SGF introduce kids’ fruit loyalty scheme


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


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


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


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


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


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


Halo Top moves into traditional ice cream with Platinum range


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