Since 1990 the UK has seen a 500% increase in the number of reported allergies which lead to hospitalisation. A food allergy occurs when the body produces an inappropriate response to a usually harmless substance. Symptoms can include a [...]
2017 saw a large change in people’s attitudes towards food in terms of health and the environmental impact of food. Trends seen include reduced meat consumption, the ‘avocado craze’, cereal and yogurts fortified with plant protein, turmeric as a [...]
Welcome to the avisso nutrition column. Each issue will cover nutrition-related subjects that have an impact on public health; be it legislation, innovation in the food industry or trends on the high street. Anything that may shape or influence consumer eating habits will be discussed.
avisso's registered dietitian, Tess Warnes, looks at the increasing trend of voluntary calorie displays on restaurant menus and legislation in the UK and abroad.
Hayden Hibbert, avisso Director, recently spoke at this year's ISBA Health and Safety Conference, where he delivered a seminar on food safety. Here are some insights.