Diet · Health promotion · Healthy Eating · Policy

Eating to reduce your risk of cancer

Today sees the launch of the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research. The report takes all the studies on cancer and brings them together to see what the evidence base is. It takes all the individual studies you see in the newspapers and many more and brings them together. The report is 2000… Continue reading Eating to reduce your risk of cancer

Diet · Health promotion · Healthy Eating · Nursery · Parenting · Weaning

Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food

Looking for a nursery can be a daunting process. It is important you feel comfortable leaving your child there and yet you can only go on other people's recommendations. Not only should we check Ofsted reports and find out other parents opinions but we also need to ask the right questions when we go to… Continue reading Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food

Diet · Healthy Eating · Uncategorized

Eatwell Plate becomes the Eatwell Guide

Last month the plate diagram, which shows us what a healthy, balanced diet looks like, changed. The new 'Eatwell Guide' is: The change was a result of a review of the latest scientific research as well as consultation with professionals. On the new plate the fruit and vegetables section is slightly bigger than before -… Continue reading Eatwell Plate becomes the Eatwell Guide