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New diet stats make obesity strategy hard to swallow

Young children are consuming almost three times more sugar (13%) than the recommended daily maximum (5%), according to new national statistics published this week. The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) also showed that teenagers (15%) and adults (12%) are having far more sugar than the recommended maximums. The survey, covering the period between 2012…
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British population falling short of daily iron needs

LACK OF iron in the diet is a key health problem in the UK. Commenting on this latest health news from MeatMATTERS.com, independent dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton a member of the Meat Advisory Panel (MAP), notes: “First of all it is vital to note that iron is essential for the formation of haemoglobin which is…
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