Category Archives: Nutrition

Tackling obesity – What the UK can learn from other countries

This week 2020health is producing its third report on obesity: Tackling obesity – What the UK can learn from other countries. The prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults and children has never been higher in the UK, so what … Continue reading

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Getting the Christmas Parties Started!

Guest Blog by Sian Porter, Consultant Dietitian & Spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association With the festive party season kicking off, there is a tangible sense of excitement and frivolity. For many of us the Christmas period is the one … Continue reading

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Obesity and Sugar – Successive governments have failed to act despite the warnings

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report out on Friday 17th makes recommendations on sugar and fibre consumption.  Inevitably the recommendations on sugar got the most attention, with a call for us to reduce our intake by half. 2020health’s … Continue reading

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French Lessons that can really help

As the challenge of an increasing obesogenic population shows no sign of going away, the deluge of diet regimes, fitness regimes and research that either condemns or promotes certain foods over another continues to flow. How do we begin to … Continue reading

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Dietitians are the gold standard of Food & Nutrition Professionals

Guest Blog by BDA Chairman, Dr Fiona McCullough Dietitians Week (8-12 June 2015), is led by the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and provides a fantastic opportunity to promote the dietetic profession nationally and even globally.  The BDA, founded in 1936, … Continue reading

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British Heart Foundation and 2020health on the same page

2020health welcomes the latest report published by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) ‘The 21st Century Gingerbread House’. What particularly resonated with us where the two calls to action: • To protect children the UK Government should introduce consistent regulations across … Continue reading

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Breakfast – the best way to start the day

With Breakfast Week taking place between 25th – 31st January 2015, award winning dietician and nutritionist Azmina Govindji explains the benefits of eating a healthy, balanced breakfast and advises on the best breakfasts to suit different lifestyles and needs. Azmina on … Continue reading

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