Tag Archives: Food

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Products high in salt and saturated fats are being marketed as healthy by leading supermarkets, BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates has found. The British Dietetic Association said stores including Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s were being “unhelpful” and “confusing” customers. The Royal Society for Public Health called for an independent supermarket regulator. Supermarkets said they were… Read More »

The treat trap: How food giants invented the perfect formula to keep you addicted to snacks

Many chocolates have the perfect mix of sugar, fat and salt to keep us coming back for more Some yoghurts have as much sugar per serving as ice cream The treat trap: How food giants invented the perfect formula to keep you addicted to snacks Independent.ie Barely a week goes by without an alarming statistic… Read More »

Why keep a food diary?

Many people begin the new year with a resolve to improve their health. This improvement often starts with changing what they eat. A food diary can be a useful tool in this process. It can help you understand your eating habits and patterns, and help you identify the foods — good and not-so-good — you… Read More »