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Banning unhealthy meal deals is not the answer | Kathleen Kerridge

Banning unhealthy meal deals is not the answer | Kathleen Kerridge

Adults have to be given the right to make choices, says freelance writer Kathleen Kerridge

theguardian.com
Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

New advice says we need to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg but is this only a diet for the wealthy?

bbc.co.uk
Let them tax cakes. And add veg to Bake Off mix, says Fearnley‑Whittingstall

Let them tax cakes. And add veg to Bake Off mix, says Fearnley‑Whittingstall

Never mind the banoffee choux buns and peanut millionaire’s shortbread, the celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has called for “healthier challenges” on The Great British Bake Off — and...

thetimes.co.uk
Lidl expands fun size veg range to help kids eats their greens - with products starting at 39p

Lidl expands fun size veg range to help kids eats their greens - with products starting at 39p

MAKING sure children get their five-a-day can prove a battle for many parents, but Lidl claims that its veggie range can make things easier. The budget store is expanding its fun-size fruit and veg…

thesun.co.uk
Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Sales of vegetables are continuing to fall, but help is on the way from takeaways and stores as well as schools and the workplace

theguardian.com
Fresh produce makes up just 7.2% of our shop

Fresh produce makes up just 7.2% of our shop

Health experts say that as many as 20,000 premature deaths annually in the UK could be avoided if we all ate more veg.

dailymail.co.uk
If Brits are scared of fruit and veg ? time for lateral thinking

If Brits are scared of fruit and veg ? time for lateral thinking

Why do some people find fruit and veg frightening and repugnant? New figures show we only spend a measly 7.2 per cent of our weekly food bill (a third of what experts recommend) on fresh produce. Faced with an obesity crisis and a rise in Type 2 diabetes, successive governments have spent vast amounts of public money trying to persuade us of the benefits of eating five fruit and veg a day ? only for research to reveal the campaigns have had zero impact, and we are consuming less.

independent.co.uk
Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Only 32% of people in Wales eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a report by the Food Foundation finds as it launches a new initiative.

bbc.co.uk
Vegetable campaign wilts as teens barely eat one a day

Vegetable campaign wilts as teens barely eat one a day

A quarter of secondary school pupils eat less than one portion of vegetables a day — and almost a fifth of the vegetables they do eat are baked beans and pizza toppings. Figures compiled by the...

thetimes.co.uk
Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Sales of vegetables are continuing to fall, but help is on the way from takeaways and stores as well as schools and the workplace

theguardian.com
Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Only 32% of people in Wales eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a report by the Food Foundation finds as it launches a new initiative.

bbc.co.uk
Children are eating less than one portion of vegetables a day

Children are eating less than one portion of vegetables a day

The diet of Britain's youngsters is leaving a sour taste in the mouths of health campaigners, as they criticise the Government's initiative to encourage children to eat their greens.

dailymail.co.uk

The Daily Telegraph

School meals to have extra helping of veg

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TV and Radio

BBC Breakfast

Tesco’s Tim Smith and Dr Rangan Chatterjee talk about Peas Please on the BBC Breakfast sofa.

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ITV News

Should food manufacturers put more vegetables in our meals?

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Trade & Local Press

Peas Please: PwC commits to boost employee fruit and veg intake

Peas Please: PwC commits to boost employee fruit and veg intake

PwC has become the first professional services firm to make a pledge to increase the amount of fruit and veg eaten by employees, a move which it hopes will create a healthier and more sustainable workplace. - edie news centre

edie.net
Recipe of the Day: Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini

Recipe of the Day: Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini

Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini of Contini Restaurants In Edinburgh

heraldscotland.com

Ilona Amos: Our poor diet is killing us, so let’s talk veg

It’s not really news anymore that our waistlines are expanding. Two-thirds of Scots are overweight or obese and this is having a massive impact on our health and life expectancy.

scotsman.com
Shoppers could soon have 'veggie only' compartments to get their fill of 'five a day'

Shoppers could soon have 'veggie only' compartments to get their fill of 'five a day'

LEADING supermarkets and contractors providing meals to schools, hospitals and prisons have pledged to help people receive their “five a day”…

heraldscotland.com

Call for more vegetables on people's plates

A HEALTH campaign is calling on people to become national trailblazers by asking for an extra portion of vegetables every day.

theargus.co.uk

Fresh Plaza

UK’s biggest retailer joins NFU Fruit and Veg Pledge

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International Supermarket News

Tesco pledges to back British farmers and help people eat more healthily

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Stephen Jardine: Healthy food must be our next big priority

We’ve addressed smoking, and now the focus is on how alcohol can harm our health. Diet has to follow, says Stephen Jardine

scotsman.com
‘Peas Please’ urges industry to make new vegetable pledge | Eat Out Magazine

‘Peas Please’ urges industry to make new vegetable pledge | Eat Out Magazine

Partnered by WWF, Nourish Scotland and Food Cardiff, ‘Peas Please’ is hoping for over 20 pledges from organisations to be made at a summit event on 24 October. These commitments, it says, will then be monitored over a three-year period up until October 2020. Peas Please is targeting caterers, restaurateurs, manufacturers, retailers and government bodies to support the initiative which Anna Taylor, executive director of the Food Foundation, said could save lives.

eatoutmagazine.co.uk

Footprint

HALF A PORTION OF VEG IN EVERY THREE OOH MEALS

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Be Healthy

5 a day message misfires

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Fresh Produce Journal

A brand new campaign to increase the amount of veg we eat is focusing on the trade rather than consumers

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