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UK government delays less-healthy food regulations

Written by | 25 Sep 2022

Researchers argue that a delay by the UK Government to restrict promotions on foods High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) this October is a “step back” in […]

Mandatory labeling on genetically engineered foods may reduce customer purchases

Written by | 25 Aug 2022

Labels alerting customers that products contain ingredients from genetically engineered plants may reduce sales, at least in the short term, according to a new study from a research […]

Dietary salt substitutes lower risk of heart attack/stroke and death

Written by | 21 Aug 2022

Dietary salt substitutes lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from all causes and cardiovascular disease, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published […]

Junk food advertising restrictions prevent almost 100,000 obesity cases and is expected to save the NHS £200m

Written by | 5 Aug 2022

Junk food advertising restrictions on Transport for London (TfL) networks have prevented almost 100,000 obesity cases and is expected to save the NHS over £200 million, according to […]

Green tea extract promotes gut health, lowers blood sugar

Written by | 28 Jul 2022

New research in people with a cluster of heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can reduce blood sugar levels and […]

Individualized eating program helps dieters lose weight, keep it off

Written by | 18 Jul 2022

An individualized diet program that empowers users to create their own plan based on targeted levels of protein and fiber shows promise at helping people lose extra pounds […]

Vitamins, supplements are a ‘waste of money’ for most

Written by | 23 Jun 2022

Drawn to the allure of multivitamins and dietary supplements filling nutritional gaps in their diet, people in the U.S. in 2021 spent close to $50 billion on vitamins […]

Global study finds healthy eating got pricier in the pandemic

Written by | 15 Jun 2022

By now, most Americans have felt the effects of global crises on their grocery bills. Recent research published in the journal Nature Food has found this to be a worldwide […]

A better diet helps beat depression in young men

Written by | 17 May 2022

Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. Depression […]

Automated nutrition app can help people follow healthier diet

Written by | 26 Apr 2022

People could benefit from fully automated personal nutritional advice, as a new research paper shows that an app improved healthy diet in clinical trials. A paper published in […]

New study reveals that healthy plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of developing diabetes

Written by | 12 Apr 2022

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) finds that the consumption of healthy plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee, […]

Can weekly prednisone treat obesity?

Written by | 5 Apr 2022

Obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet and that received prednisone one time per week had improved exercise endurance, got stronger, increased their lean body mass and […]

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