Should restaurants list calories on menus?

Should restaurants list calories on menus?

In November’s monthly Journal Club we discussed the strengths and limitations of a study by Roberts et al. 2018 that looked at the calorie content of frequently purchased restaurant meals. The research controversially found that meals from fast food chains contained...
Government sets voluntary calorie reduction targets

Government sets voluntary calorie reduction targets

  AUTHOR: Cordelia Woodward RD, Freelance, BDA member This week the government set out new calorie reduction guidelines for the food industry, with a call to reduce excessive calories in everyday foods by up to 20% by 2024. We ask why, what and is it enough? Why have...
Obesity strategy – more radical action needed

Obesity strategy – more radical action needed

Our nation is sick, our lives and our economy are burdened, and our planet is dying from poor eating – all of which could be prevented. We desperately need a new food system and an obesity strategy that promotes and supports good health. Yesterday. This includes a...