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United European Gastroenterology: the burden of gastric diseases

United European Gastroenterology: the burden of gastric diseases

In honour of World Stomach Day, Professor Tamara Matysiak-Budnik of United European Gastroenterology examines recent developments in gastric disease diagnosis and management. On October 2...
The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet is gaining popularity due to its low carb count, but can it do damage to our bodies? The often embraced 'cheat day'...
Learn about the dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality

Learn about the dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality

Diabetes UK’s Bruce Warwick introduces the Food Upfront campaign, a dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality for the British public. The Diabetes...
Smoking, alcohol and obesity: the challenges behind chronic diseases

Smoking, alcohol and obesity: the challenges behind chronic diseases

Speaking at the EPH Conference, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis called for more cross-sectoral action to reduce the high burden of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases collectively...
What role is there for dietitians in tackling the growing obesity crisis in Europe?

What role is there for dietitians in tackling the growing obesity crisis in Europe?

As obesity rates rise, Ellen Govers, of the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians, explains how dietitians can encourage citizens to make the...
Food reformulation for better health

Lets take a closer look at food reformulation for better health

Professor Markus Peck, of United European Gastroenterology, highlights the importance of food reformulation for improved digestive and public health. Food reformulation and related efforts to...
Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent type 2 diabetes

Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent Type 2 diabetes

Studies have indicated that individuals who eat any type of whole grain foods are less susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Chalmers University...
Severe obesity reaches record high in 10 to 11 year olds

Severe obesity reaches record high in 10 to 11 year olds

The level of severe obesity cases in children aged 10 to 11 years has reached record highs, according to new figures published today by...
Coeliac disease in children – a call to arms

Coeliac disease in children – a call to arms

Cases of coeliac disease in children continue to rise – and continue to go undetected across Europe. AOECS and ESPGHAN are campaigning to change...
Diabetes UK welcomes government’s Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2

Diabetes UK welcomes government’s Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2

The chief executive of Diabetes UK has expressed his approval of the government’s publication of the Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2, which he says...
Daily lifestyle changes could avoid 26,000 cancer cases in women annually

Daily lifestyle changes could avoid 26,000 cancer cases in women annually

Making everyday changes to diet and exercise could cut the number of cancer cases in women by around 500 every week in the UK,...
Child obesity: 22,000 ten- and 11-year-old's in England are severely obese

Child obesity: 22,000 ten- and 11-year-olds in England are severely obese

New analysis by the Local Government Association (LGA) has revealed worrying figures regarding child obesity, saying that over 20,000 children aged ten and 11...
How has the food industry done so far in the sugar reduction programme?

How has the food industry done so far in the sugar reduction programme?

Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of progress for the government’s sugar reduction programme, revealing how the food industry has done...
Traffic light food labelling influences UK public’s spending habits

Traffic light food labelling influences UK public’s spending habits

The traffic light food labelling system is more likely to influence what eating establishment someone will choose to buy food from, according to a...
An egg a day could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

An egg a day could reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

By consuming one egg every day it could help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a new study carried out in...
Obesity is linked to the frequency of smoking and risk of taking up smoking

Obesity is linked to the frequency of smoking and risk of taking up smoking

A new study published this week by the BMJ has revealed that obesity is associated with an increased risk of the frequency and taking...
Undetected cases of coeliac disease in children at all time high

Undetected cases of coeliac disease in children at all time high

On International Coeliac Day (16 May), experts have warned that as many as 80% of coeliac disease cases in children are undiagnosed in Europe. Coeliac...
Europe struggling to deal with burden of chronic digestive diseases

Europe struggling to deal with burden of chronic digestive diseases

Europe is currently failing to manage the increasing burden of chronic digestive diseases, according to a report published today by leading digestive health experts. The...
WHO targets industrially produced trans-fatty acids

WHO targets industrially produced trans-fatty acids

The World Health Organization (WHO) has today released REPLACE, a new step-by-step guide that aims to eradicate industrially produced trans-fatty acids from the global...
Ginger proved effective at treating children with acute gastroenteritis

Ginger proved effective at treating children with acute gastroenteritis

Researchers have today revealed results of a new study at the 51st ESPGHAN Annual Meeting which proves the effectiveness of using ginger to treat...

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