We live in a world where everyone has increasingly busy lifestyles. Often we don't have the time to cook for ourselves or meals are simply forgotten. But could an instant meal replacement shake really be our future diet? In BBC Two's Trust Me, I'm a Doctor episode 5 Dr Alain Gregoire tested the meal replacement product Huel.
There's been lots of great nutrition and diet conferences this October, and Janet's been at quite a few!
Over the past month Prof Janet Cade's been busy discussing the importance of accurate, valid and reliable dietary assessment tools at a number of events and conferences including: FENS, BDA Health and Nutrition and Wheat-Health. Read on to find out more.
We're very excited to share with you our new look website!
Our newly updated website now has more myfood24 related content than ever, we hope you like it! Read on to see what's changed.
We've very excited to announce that Nexus is now the new home of the myfood24 team.
As of September the team behind myfood24, Dietary Assessment Ltd, have a new home on the University of Leeds campus, Nexus. Nexus is an innovative hub that aims to bring together and connect businesses with world-leading research.
We recently held our second advisory group meeting to discuss our continued development of myfood24 in a variety of areas. Our panel includes experts in the fields of nutrition and dietetics, public health, psychology and a patient representative. We work collaboratively to help better understand the ways in which myfood24 can support a whole range of disciplines and individuals.
We're very pleased to announce that we have been listed in the top 10 tech firms in the Yorkshire and Humber region
A recent ranking for Business Clouds Yorkshire and Humberside Tech 50 has placed the team behind myfood24 as number 10! The ranking was decided based on a public vote and a judging panel, with so many votes vasts we are humbled to have secured the number 10 spot alongside so many other exciting businesses.
We're very excited to welcome a new recruit to our growing team
Dietary Assessment have expanded their team with the appointment of a new Nutritionist & Database Assistant, Grace Williams.
The new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of obesity-related-ill-health and features our founder Prof Janet Cade.
We're pleased to announce that our founder, Prof Janet Cade, has recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health Awareness: Weight Management campaign alongside other thought-leaders and industry experts.
The article features exclusive content from Prof Janet Cade and Dr Bernadette Moore (School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds) discussing how their research could help to reduce childhood obesity, including the high sugar content of yoghurts and how technologies such as myfood24 could be used to improve patient outcomes.
Despite honey and syrups being classed as free sugars, the same as table sugar, products containing them are often marketed as ‘healthier’ products, potentially misleading consumers. Action on Sugar are calling for clearer front of pack labelling.
In 2015 the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition advised that the term ‘free sugars’ should replace the terms 'Non Milk Extrinsic Sugars' and 'added sugars'. Free sugars encompasses all sugars added to foods by manufactures, cooks or consumers, alongside those sugars naturally present in honey, syrup and unsweetened fruit juice.
Prof Janet Cade discussed the latest advances in dietary assessment technologies suchas apps and wearables, including the validation of myfood24, at the annual ILSI meeting held in Florida.
Article written by Prof Janet Cade:
Best practice guidelines for reporting new technologies to measure diet
I was lucky enough to get some winter sunshine at the ILSI (International Life Sciences Institute) Annual Meeting and Science Symposium. This was held in Clearwater, Florida in January 2019. New technologies was the theme of the meeting, and I presented on Dietary intake assessment using technology including wearables: gaps and requirements.