Tag Archives: diet

UK seeks comfort In biscuits

Biscuit sales have increased by more than 20% in the last 5 years according to a new study by market analysis firm Mintel.

Unhealthy diets cost the NHS £12bn every year

A recent study has identified that poor diets cost the NHS almost twice as much as the combined effect of alcohol and cigarettes.

Simple diet changes can help stave off cancer

Recent research into the effects of diets on cancer sufferers have thrown up some extremely interesting results

Experts predict a huge rise in obesity

According to a recent forecast the number of Britons classed as obese could rise to a shocking 26 million by the year 2030.

Community cookery courses come to Bristol

The city hub Coexist, situated in probably one of Bristol’s poorest neighbourhoods, would like to create an established cooking area in which members of the local community can arrive and have inexpensive courses on every aspect of cooking and cookery…

Trial suggests eating more oats and nuts could lower cholesterol

Scientists have found that eating more oats and nuts – instead of just avoiding foods which are high in fat – could help to lower cholesterol.

Study reveals many people start a new diet every month

According a recent study of two thousand consumers, twenty two per cent of the adult population in the UK begin a new diet every month with more than a third choosing low calorie items during their weekly shop.

Healthier School Dinners Linked To Improved Results

Delegates at a recent London conference celebrated the success of a project that has demonstrated the link between healthy school dinners, improved behaviour and academic achievement.

Olive Oil May Help To Prevent Against Stroke

A recent study has suggested that olive oil can be an effective way to reduce the chance of stroke in people aged 65 and over. French researchers spent five years studying over seven thousand people aged sixty five and over.

Scottish Retailers Make Fruit And Vegetable Pledge

In a move designed to tackle Scotland’s obesity crisis, eight of the largest food retailers, including Asda and Tesco, have signed a commitment to encourage customers to eat more fruit and vegetables.