Our founder, Professor Janet Cade attended the Healthcare Excellence Through Technology (HETT) conference in London. Read about her experience of attending this year's conference.
One of the greatest challenges in public health nutrition involves limitations in data accuracy when collecting dietary information and at the heart of this is food composition data. In this article, we break down why it’s important to ensure that food and nutrient data is accurate and what to look for when choosing a robust database.
A study using myfood24 found that only 2 in 100 primary school children eat a packed lunch that meets children's nutritional standards. With no rules or guidance to advise parents on what to include in packed lunches, this article discusses the study findings and how this affects diet quality and obesity in children.
The terms ‘nutritionist’ and ‘dietitian’ are often used interchangeably, which can make it confusing to know the difference and where to go when seeking dietary advice. This guide will simplify the difference and explain how to find a registered nutrition professional in the UK.
Since this is the season to be jolly, I thought you might be interested in our take on the ‘12 Days of Christmas’ (well the first 5 at any rate) using items found in myfood24.
Sustainability has never been more important, with plastics having a devastating impact on wildlife and the environment. Most of us saw David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II where an albatross tried to feed plastic to their chick thinking it was food. However this raises a question, does going plastic free have to be a trade off with nutrition?