Posts: Nutrition

15 11, 2017

Global nutrition crisis threatens human development, demands ‘critical step change’ in response – report

By | 2017-11-16T09:31:41+00:00 November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition or obesity, the authors of The Global Nutrition Report 2017 said today. Read more

10 11, 2017

Call to Action Addressed to G7 Health Ministers

By | 2017-11-10T15:59:43+00:00 November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Our colleagues at the True Health Initiative have recently issued a press release drawing attention to a letter that has been prepared by a group of leading scientists, including ASLM board members A/Prof John Stevens and Dr Kate Marsh and written to the G7 Health Ministers.

This letter calls for “long-term approaches […]

9 05, 2017

White House relaxes Obama-era healthy school lunch rules

By | 2017-05-12T13:10:24+00:00 May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Trump administration has loosened nutritional standards aimed at making US school lunches healthier that were championed by former first lady Michelle Obama. New Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue postponed reductions in sodium, relaxed requirements for whole grains and allowed sweetened flavoured milk back. Read more

13 02, 2017

Dietary guidelines don’t work. Here’s how to fix them

By | 2017-02-23T12:09:53+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Dietary guidelines don’t work. Here’s how to fix them

Dietary guidelines come under a lot of fire. They have been accused of not being based on evidence, not being environmentally sustainable and being out of touch with nutritional science. They also fail to change people’s eating habits, as shown in Australia and the US. Read more

4 10, 2016

This October we’re hungry for a #feastofideas

By | 2017-02-17T11:00:58+00:00 October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Global social movement, NCDFREE, has kicked off their latest campaign #feastofideas and it’s one you don’t want to miss!

Have you ever sat down to dinner with friends, and hours later found yourselves sitting around solving all the world’s problems? Well, NCDFREE are channeling all that wisdom into one delicious campaign.

“Never doubt that a […]