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Study questions Nordic diet’s heart health benefits

Healthy Nordic diets may not be as good for the heart as previously thought, according to a new study of more than 43,000 Swedish women.

Obesity strategies ‘failing’ because they don’t focus on babies and mothers

Anti-obesity strategies from public health experts and governments are failing because they do not take in to account pregnant women and babies, and focus too much attention on children and adults, says a top UK doctor.

Engage consumers in CSR to add value, says Deloitte

Companies are getting better at incorporating sustainability into their marketing strategies – and that’s good for business, says Deloitte Finland’s sustainability manager Riikka Poukka.

Memory may influence food choice more than preference

Our ability to remember certain foods may influence whether we select them more than actual preference, according to Swiss psychologists.

Investment to stop until EU referendum – EEF

Investment in manufacturing will cease if the prime minister does not hold a referendum on EU membership at the earliest opportunity, the manufacturers’ organisation EEF has said.

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European Investment Bank to finance agri-food SMEs in Georgia

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it will help finance small and medium-sized businesses in the agri-food sector in Georgia.