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Salt reduction – onwards and downwards!

The UK’s work on salt reduction is world leading. The report on Salt and Health by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition set the scene and we have reduced average daily salt intakes by 15% since 2001. This is primarily … Read more → – Salt reduction – onwards and downwards!

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Another important step forward for salt reduction in England

Susan Jebb

Food Network Chair Professor Susan Jebb blogs about the latest pledges on salt: Following publication of the two new salt reduction pledges in March (F9. Salt Reduction 2017 and F10. Out of Home maximum per serving salt targets) , I … Read more → – Another important step forward for salt reduction in England

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A Healthy Influence on Business

Susan Jebb

Just over a year ago I wrote about the need for food businesses to wake up to the changing times, arguing that it was in their own interests to recognise that “healthier eating is no longer the pursuit of a … Read more → – A Healthy Influence on Business

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Lets talk about food not nutrients

Susan Jebb

No surprises that the media launched into 2014 with its customary focus on food and dieting! It’s a great annual opportunity to talk to the public about food and health and this year it was sugar in the spotlight. There … Read more → – Lets talk about food not nutrients

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New salt strategy to drive further progress to cut salt

The food network has today published its new salt strategy, which sets out the direction of travel we plan to take to make further progress in reducing salt in the nation’s diet. The approach is purposively designed to take a … Read more → – New salt strategy to drive further progress to cut salt

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A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

Susan Jebb

Food network chair Dr Susan Jebb challenges businesses to consider the impact the healthier eating agenda is having and to make a new year’s resolution to commit to the Responsibility Deal. It was interesting to see the new Change4life campaign, … Read more → – A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

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Sugar and calories cut in soft drinks

Public Health Minister Anna Soubry announced today that eight new companies have signed up to the calorie reduction pledge, with leading soft drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena, reducing the amount of sugar and calories in some of their products by … Read more → – Sugar and calories cut in soft drinks

Dr Susan Jebb, chair of the food network talks about the good progress on salt reduction

Susan Jebb

I was delighted to see the continuing decline in the average amount of salt we’re eating in England from the 2011 urinary salt survey – down a further 0.5g since the last survey in 2008 to 8.1g a day. It … Read more → – Dr Susan Jebb, chair of the food network talks about the good progress on salt reduction

Dr Susan Jebb, food network chair on building momentum in the calorie reduction marathon

Susan Jebb

I am delighted that we have now announced the first group of companies who will lead the way on calorie reduction.  Importantly, this includes a broad range of businesses from the retailing, manufacturing and out of home sectors.  This collective … Read more → – Dr Susan Jebb, food network chair on building momentum in the calorie reduction marathon

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