Tagged: diet

National Diet and Nutrition Survey

Today the Department published the National Diet and Nutrition Survey supplementary report on Blood analytes. This includes headline results from years 1 and 2 (combined) of the rolling programme, 2008/09 … Read more → – National Diet and Nutrition Survey

High street starts counting the calories

Counting the calories

Today sees a new milestone for the Public Health Responsibility Deal, the Government’s new approach to tackling public health concerns through working in partnership with business and charities. A key … Read more → – High street starts counting the calories

Nutrient analysis of biscuits, buns and processed foods

The results of two surveys have been published as part of the Department’s rolling programme of nutrient analysis. In the first survey foods analysed included biscuits, buns, cakes, pastries, tarts, fruit pies … Read more → – Nutrient analysis of biscuits, buns and processed foods

A rapid review of the National Child Measurement Programme

In spring 2011, we commissioned the Thomas Coram Research Unit to undertake an independent review of the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP). Its aim was to take stock of progress … Read more → – A rapid review of the National Child Measurement Programme

Consultation on the regulation of foods intended for infants and young children

The European Commission, as part of its on-going programme of simplification and reducing legislative burden, is reviewing the current framework directive on PARNUT foods or dietetic foods (Directive 2009/30/EC). PARNUT … Read more → – Consultation on the regulation of foods intended for infants and young children

Healthy fasting during Ramadan

Fruit and vegetables

Ramadan is the Islamic month of fasting, during which time Muslims do not eat or drink during daylight hours. What we eat and drink directly affects our health. Fasting during … Read more → – Healthy fasting during Ramadan

Child weight management programme and training providers framework

The child weight management programme and training providers framework has been developed to support local commissioning of weight management services for children and young people. Nine pre-qualified training provider organisations … Read more → – Child weight management programme and training providers framework