Tag: diet

Smoking and drinking
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Scotland UK’s booze and fags capital, says survey

Scots are the UK’s biggest spenders when it comes to alcohol and tobacco, devoting over a fifth of...

John Lee
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‘Leave promos alone’, SGF warns Government

Scottish Grocers Federation has warned the Scottish Government that imposing restrictions on promotions would have considerable costs to...

Fibre One bars
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Fibre One back on TV as new variant debuts

The General Mills snacking brand Fibre One is launching a new variety this month, timed to coincide with...

Obese people
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Industry weighs up government’s obesity strategy

The Scottish Government’s proposals to improve the nation’s health have received a broadly positive reception from the Scottish...

Starbucks coffee
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Changing fronts in the ‘war on sugar’

When someone somewhere decided that this year’s consumer enemy would be sugar, the focus was depressingly sharpened on...

Salt shaker
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Scotland starts to give salt the shake

Scotland may have a problem with its sugar consumption, but at least some progress is being made in...

Eatwell Guide
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Healthy eating guide says ‘cut down on the cakes’

With the nation's eating habits and forthcoming sugar tax high on the agenda, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has...

David Martin
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No quick fixes to dietary problem

Ahead of this May’s Scottish election, the nation’s diet is going to be near the top of the...

Standing on scales
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FSS considers how to improve Scotland’s poor diet

In a move that could have serious implications for local retailers, Food Standards Scotland (FSS)’s Board will today...

Kevin Scott
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How do you solve a problem like Scotland’s diet?

Everything in moderation. It’s a phrase that haunts us all the morning after the Christmas night out. The...