Potassium report: the potential benefits ‘outweigh’ the risks

Potassium report welcomed by salt lobby group

By Noli Dinkovski

A report that concluded using potassium-based salt replacers instead of sodium in food would have a positive impact on public health has been welcomed by lobby group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).

A woman's diet before and during pregnancy is crucial to her baby's health

Maternal diets dictate health of their children

By Rick Pendrous

Women’s diets before and during pregnancy can have a profound effect on the health of their offspring in later life, a leading public health nutritional scientist has revealed.

The Daily Mirror is backing calls for a Parliamentary debate on the nation's growing reliance on food banks

Unite urges parliamentary debate on food banks

By Michael Stones

Unite, the UK’s biggest union, has demanded a parliamentary debate into hunger, as the nation’s food banks prepare to feed 60,000 people this Christmas.

Dowler: food poverty is 'everybody's problem but no one's responsibility'

Rising food prices, falling income hits population harder

By Gary Scattergood

With the number of people using food banks and other community-based food organisations soaring, there needs to be a parliamentary inquiry into the causes of food poverty in the UK, a leading academic has argued.


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