Diet and health

Government advisers accused of conflict of interest

Conflict of interest? On the sugar payroll

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

A Channel 4 Dispatches programme to be aired in the UK this evening is to accuse scientists advising health ministers on sugar of a conflict of interest due to funds some receive from the food industry.

Such reports highlight nation's health, says Ruxton

New gout research indicates nation’s health: nutritionist

By Nicholas Robinson

Food manufacturers, retailers and consumers are walking “blindly” into an obesity epidemic, independent nutritionist Dr Carrie Ruxton has said following a report outlining the UK’s soaring gout problem.

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