Archive for April 2012

Acrylamide levels ‘do not increase concern about human health’

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A new Food Standards Agency (FSA) study shows an upward trend in acrylamide levels in processed cereal based baby foods (excluding rusks) but a reduction in other products, such as […]

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Soft drinks giants change manufacturing process to avoid ‘unfounded health warning’

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Coca-Cola and Pepsi are changing how they make an ingredient in their drinks to avoid being legally obliged to put a cancer warning label on the bottle which they say […]

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Vitamin D deficiency a ‘major problem’

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A quarter of all toddlers in the UK are lacking Vitamin D, according to new research. A recommendation that all children under five should take Vitamin D supplements, 74 per […]

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Healthy diet can improve behaviour of children with ADHD

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Eating more healthily can improve the behaviour of children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) if therapy and medication fails to work, according to a new study. Researchers said that […]

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Food allergy myths

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An online tool aimed at dispelling myths about food allergy and intolerance has been launched on the NHS Choices website, with the help of the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The […]

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