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These are all the posts that have been tagged with healthy.

PHE plans to cut excess calorie consumption

As part of the government’s strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity, major steps to cut people’s excessive calorie intake have been unveiled by Public Health England (PHE).

Eyes on the prize

“We eat first with our eyes” is a saying with various origin stories. However, it doesn’t really matter who said it first, because modern science has proven that it is true. Miguel Campos explains how important it is for food manufacturers to engage consumers with the right packaging

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

BNF explores whether oral nutraceuticals help skin beauty from within

A review of published research conducted by nutrition scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) reveals a very limited evidence base to support some of the ingredients used in popular orally consumed beauty supplements that promise ‘youthful’, ‘firm’ and ‘glowing’ skin.

“I get up and have breakfast with my youngest son (Weetabix of course)”

Weetabix Food Company recently appointed John Petre as head of technical. With around 20 years’ experience in the food industry, he will head up quality and compliance as well as research and development for the company. Here, he explains why brands with healthy food credentials that embrace consumer habits, such as on-the-go consumption, will continue to do well.

Adapting to change

Stephen Harding looks at how the food health revolution is affecting the food processing industry

Gluten-free trend set to continue in 2018

According a recent Mintel report, one in ten people avoid gluten and 15% of households avoid gluten and wheat; more than half because they believe it’s part of a healthy diet.

Quick breakfast for one in four

Ingredients company DSM has published the first part of a new report in its Global Insight Series, focused on breakfast habits and behaviour in Europe and the US.