sugary drinks

Will the sugar tax work?

The new Sugar Tax on soft drinks has come into force in the UK as of 6th April 2018, manufacturers will have to impose a tax on high-sugar drinks they sell. We are already seeing some impact of this tax with leading brands like Fanta, Lucozade and Ribena cutting the sugar content in their drinks….

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Public Health England (PHE) now wants the country to go a diet. PHE wants the portion size of some of Britain’s most popular foods to be reduced. They have also asked the food industry to opt for healthier ingredients and the public to choose low calorie options. 13 different food items, which are responsible for…

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Obesity may lead to Dementia

With the increasing prevalence of obesity there is an increase in incidence of diabetes, heart attack, stroke, cancer and other medical problems including depression. There is now evidence to show that increasing weight may also lead to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Health care professionals and media have an equally important role in the management of…

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Obesity increases risk of cancer, which includes breast, colon, liver, uterus, kidney and rarely gall bladder. Research published in BioMed Central,which is an open access, online, peer-reviewed journal showed prostate cancer was promoted by gene regulation in obese men. A study by Prof Fruhbeck and colleagues published in BioMed Central reveals that the fat surrounding…

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Does your employment involve shift work? Have you experienced a decline in health whilst rotating your working hours from day to night? Have your eating habits or weight been affected due to shift work? Yes? – Then you need to read on to tackle the demons of the twilight hours! What is the problem? Sustained…

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