Meal Portions are Getting Bigger

The British Heart Foundation has called for the Government to review its information on typical portion sizes after finding that some ready meals and other foods have increased in size by nearly 100% in 20 years (BHF, 2013). An investigation found that individual shepherd’s pies had increased in size by 98% since 1993, chicken curry… Read More

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Unhealthy Childhood Habits Raise Cardiovascular Risk in Adulthood

Many children risk developing coronary heart disease (CHD) in later life unless their ‘shocking’ lifestyles are improved, a charity has warned. The British Heart Foundation said that inactivity, poor diet and unhealthy eating habits were storing up cardiovascular problems for the UKs population. The charity has published a new compendium of statistics, produced in partnership… Read More