One in five people across the world dies of causes linked to poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar are the main culprits, the experts behind the study say.
Made up of 43 public health experts from 14 countries, the Lancet Commission, UK, states that the problems of obesity, malnutrition and climate change are linked by factors such as overconsumption, unchecked marketing and government failures.
Transport for London will no longer accept adverts that promote food and drink high in fat, salt, or sugar. Globally, there are 2 billion overweight adults, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2017.
Canadian experts say new research on ‘grim’ health crisis highlights need for action, including ad restrictions and better food access
Unwalkable cities, activity inequality, and obesity are a tricky blend.
Globally, more than 2 billion children and adults suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from these health conditions, according to a new study.
Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent is thrown away or left to spoil, researchers say.
An analysis of 15 years' worth of experimental research into the health risks posed by sweetened beverages is raising questions about the impartiality and credibility of studies funded by the soda industry.