The British Dietetic Association has today welcomed government’s announcement of additional funding for obesity services in England but cautioned that we need to see services run by experts and that people of every age in every area of the country should be able to access the support they need.
Consultation Response - Total restriction of online advertising for products high in fat sugar and salt
BDA's response to the UK government consultation on restricting online advertising of HFSS foods.
The BDA's response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the Spending Review and its possible impact on local government finance.
Our response to the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review, outlining our calls for further funding for public health, weight management services, malnutrition prevention and more.
Getting manufacturers to reduce the size and calorie content of their foods is one positive way of improving the nations health, but it must be part of a wider range of measures. We need to improve our food environment, make sure that healthy, nutritious food is both affordable and available to all, and support people living with obesity to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
“We are concerned this move could have far reaching public health implications. PHE leads on vital work tackling health inequality in England. We believe this work requires a nationally co-ordinated approach."
BDA Chair Caroline Bovey BEM RD responds to the publication of the National Food Strategy Part One, authored by Henry Dimbleby.