"Sedentary lifestyles and rising levels of obesity" are the prime reasons for an increase in numbers of people being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, explained Dr Hilary Jones in an exclusive interview with JFHC.
Eating three or more weekly servings of fast food is linked to the severity of allergic asthma, eczema and rhinitis among children, according to a new study.
Leading paediatric endinocronology Professor Robert Lustig has called on the government to act against high sugar content in food after outlining how it resembles alcohol's effects on the brain resulting in "a vicious cycle of consumption and disease".
Public health tragedy awaits if health professionals and the public don't act to tackle the obesity and diabetes 'pandemic' being perpetuated by the "ultra-processed fast food and soft drink industry", Professor Graham MacGregor has claimed.
A leading appetite and obesity expert has called on health professionals not to "pyschopathologise the obese" as their apparently addictive response is a natural response to our food environment which "pushes food and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt".
Influencing good food choices from an early age and encouraging beneficial eating habits can pay health dividends in the future. Kathy Cowbrough explains the reasons why it's important for children to eat well throughout their development.
It’s easy for parents to be concerned about their children’s eating habits, and tight family budgets alongside clever fast food advertising simply add to the pressure. Public health expert Alison Nelson offers a fascinating account of what children really eat and highlights the real areas for nutritional concern.
Introducing babies and toddlers to a wide variety of fruit and vegetable tastes and textures early on pays dividends say Alison Fildes and Dr Lucy Cooke.
Independent Registered Dietician, Katie Kennedy, offers a practical guide for parents on specialist and dairy-free milks.