Tag: obesity

obese child
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Sturgeon urged to act on junk food price promos

Health groups and campaigners have united to call on the First Minister to curtail promotions on food and...

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SGF trashes ScotGov’s junk food proposals

Scottish Grocers Federation has strongly criticised Scottish government proposals to restrict grocery promotions such as multibuys in stores...

Pick 'n mix sweets
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Scotland’s toddlers eating ‘a million sweets a week’

Food Standards Scotland has responded to analysis undertaken by Cancer Research UK which shows Scotland’s toddlers are eating...

Cadbury Dairy Milk 30% less sugar bar
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Cadbury reveals reduced-sugar Dairy Milk

Mondelez has announced that Cadbury Dairy Milk will be available in a 30% less sugar format, with new...

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...

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...

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...

Measuring stomach
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Sugar tax could be on cards, warns dietary watchdog

Scotland is a step closer to a sugar tax, following the acceptance by the Board of Food Standards...

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Coca-Cola pledges to help solve obesity crisis

Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced that it is taking action to be “part of the solution to the...