The big issue: How can industry be part of the obesity solution?

By Niamh Michail contact

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The big issue: How can industry be part of the obesity solution?

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Obesity and overweight rates continue to rise across the globe and although no country has managed to reverse the trend to date, all agree action is required. Join us for a free online event on May 25 where key issues will be up for debate.

As manufacturers of processed food, industry is often pointed to as the problem but how can it also be part of the solution?

How can industry continue to grow and make a profit without selling ever more food? Are the right stakeholders being engaged? Can public health bodies work with food firm to find a solution in the interest of public health?

Register and join us​ on Wednesday May 25 for a free online event in which industry heavyweights, nutritionists, economic experts and public health campaigners come together to discuss one of the biggest issues facing global health worldwide: the globesity epidemic.

Hosted by FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients and sponsored by DuPont Nutrition and Health, Cosucra, InnoBio and Sensus, the webinars, roundtable discussion and live Q&A session will tackle these issues:

  • Reformulation
  • Marketing restrictions
  • Nutrient profiles and health claims
  • Nutrition labelling
  • Sugar and fat 'sin' taxes
  • Health and wellness trends
  • Portion sizes
  • Weight management ingredients
  • Latest scientific advances
  • Satiety
  • Innovative ingredients

Listen to the live debates and presentations starting at 1 pm London time on May 25 and then put your questions to our speakers, such as:


Chris Snowdon, director of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs.


Carrie Ruxton, dietitian & nutrition consultant at Nutrition Communications


Malcolm Clark, co-ordinator, The Children’s Food Campaign

Tim Rycroft 1 (2)

Tim Rycroft, corporate affairs director at Food and Drink Federation

To attend free click here​.

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Serious Misconception

Posted by Dr. Michael Helm - Dynamic Nutrition Lab,

Industry is part of the problem rather than part of the solution.

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