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The Olympics maybe on hold, but Japan’s food policies are still worth a watch.

a guest blog by Tessa Tricks* We are amidst a major moment for UK food policy. The pandemic has pushed longstanding issues up the agenda; dietary ill-health has become a medical emergency, school food provision has made the PM’s radar … Continue reading

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Radical change needed in #farm and #food policies to tackle world’s #obesity crisis – in conversation with Prof Philip James

In this conversation, one of the world’s leading experts on obesity, Professor Philip James, discusses the origins and nature of the obesity crisis that has developed. He sees its roots in policies originating in the second world war and agricultural … Continue reading

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Brazil’s latest dietary guidelines aim to tackle both under and over nutrition and warn of dangers of ultra processed foods and advertising

“The main diseases that currently affect the Brazilians are no longer acute but chronic”, according to the Ministry of Health’s introduction to the recently published 2nd edition of the ‘Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population”. “Despite the impressive decrease in … Continue reading

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