A new study published yesterday has found only a small proportion of children’s pack lunches are meeting nutritional standards. Almost half of all primary school pupils take a packed lunch to school, however researchers from the University of Leeds found that just 1.6 per cent of these packed lunches met the nutritional standards set for their classmates eating in the school canteen.
Everyone in the UK should consider taking vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine.
MPs say it is “inexplicable” that the NHS in England spends more on bariatric surgery than well-established measures to prevent obesity.
People who drink three to five cups cups of coffee a day were less likely to have early signs of heart disease
Research has found that primary school aged children as young as 10 years old are more familiar with beer brands, than leading brands of biscuits, crisps and ice-cream.
Parents are being encouraged to cut back on the amount of sugar they feed their children.