New reports

A Summary of the WHO Guidelines: Sugars intake for adults and children

On March 5th 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) published draft guidelines on the consumption of free sugars by adults and children. The...

Phosphates and health

Phosphates are compounds containing phosphorus and other minerals. Naturally occurring phosphate (organic phosphate) is organically bound and only...

FAO report on dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition

Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition Report of an FAO Expert Consultation, FAO Food and Nutrition Paper n.92 ISSN...

Diet and nutrition survey of infants and young children (DNSIYC), 2011 results published.

The results of the diet and nutrition survey of infants and young children (DNSIYC) 2011 were published on the 13th March 2013, and are available on...

DH proposes move to hybrid front of pack labelling scheme

The Department of Health have released their proposal for a consistent front of pack labelling scheme following a 3 month consultation with...

National Diet and Nutrition Survey rolling programme – Year 1 and 2 (combined) results

The first report of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) Rolling Programme was published in February 2010, in July 2011 the second year of...

New information on energy requirements and obesity from the Department of Health

SACN report on energy requirementsThe figures for the average amount of energy (MJ, kcal) people in the UK population need per day were last...

Start Active, Stay Active: A report on physical activity for health from the four home countries’ Chief Medical Officers

On 11 July 2011, the Department of Health published the first UK-wide physical activity guidelines, issued by the four Chief Medical Officers (of...

SACN report on maternal, fetal and child nutrition and the development of chronic disease in later life

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) published its final report on The influence of maternal, fetal and child nutrition on the...

The Public Health Responsibility Deal

The Public Health White PaperOn 15 March 2011, the Department of Health (DH) launched The Public Health Responsibility Deal. The Responsibility Deal...

Foresight report – The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability

In January 2011, the Government Office for Science published its Foresight report The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global...

SACN report on Iron and Health

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) published its report on Iron and Health on 25 February 2011.  The report considers the...

WWF Livewell Report

The Foundation recognises the need to connect dietary recommendations with current knowledge on sustainability of the food chain, to enable the...

The Public Health White Paper

The White Paper Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Our strategy for public health in England was published on the 30 November 2010. It is available on...

National Diet and Nutrition Survey rolling programme – Year 1 results

The first report of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) Rolling Programme was published in February 2010.  The full report is available...

NHS Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet: England 2010

Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet: England 2010 is a statistical report published annually by The Health and Social Care Information...

UK Cross-Government Food Research and Innovation Strategy

 The Government Office for Science published its report UK Cross-Government Food Research and Innovation Strategy in January 2010. The Strategy...

SACN report on diet and colorectal cancer risk

SACN summary of report to CMO: Folic acid and colorectal cancer risk: Review of recommendation for mandatory folic acid fortificationIn October 2009...

WHO: Interventions on Diet & Physical Activity: what works?

In 2009, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published its report Interventions on diet and physical activity: what works.  One of the...

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