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25/01/2019 09:01
Veg Power and ITV have partnered to launch a ‘ground-breaking’ initiative that encourages children to eat more vegetables, with a new national campaign - ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them’ - airing tonight (25 January).

On a mission to improve the nation’s health, the duo have created a brand new TV ad, which places children at the heart and positions them as heroes trying to save their parents from being overrun by angry vegetables. Hence the title - they have to ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them.’

With support...

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LACA
24/01/2019 12:01
The full line-up for the School Chef of the Year sponsored by McDougalls national final has been revealed including the judges’ wild card picks.

It will be held on March 7 in Stratford Upon Avon and includes each regional winner plus the two wild cards as chosen by the judges.

Each contestant has had 90 minutes to prepare four portions of a main course and a dessert suitable for serving to 11 year olds in school.

They will...

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Industry
24/01/2019 10:01
Consumption of sugary drinks by children has fallen by a third over the last nine years, the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey has suggested.

The change has contributed to an overall reduction in sugar consumption, however all age groups still had above the recommended levels of sugar.

The report from the Food Standards Agency and Public Health England (PHE) said that in other places, diet had not improved.

People were...

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24/01/2019 08:01
The final winners of the LACA regional School Chef of the Year (SCOTY) sponsored by McDougalls regional finals have been announced.

Yesterday Jane Jones, employed by Denbighshire County Council and based at Ysgol Twm or Nant, Denbigh was announced as the Welsh regional winner after serving lamb meatballs served in a tortilla bouche, veg kebabs, rosemary potatoes and yoghurt dip.

It was followed by a fruit-topped...

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LACA
23/01/2019 16:01
Jane Jones, employed by Denbighshire County Council and based at Ysgol Twm or Nant, Denbigh was announced as the Welsh regional School Chef of the Year sponsored by McDougalls winner today (23 January).

She had 90 minutes to prepare four portions of a main course and a dessert suitable for serving to 11 year olds in school. 

Her two winning dishes were: Lamb meatballs served in a tortilla bouche, veg kebabs, rosemary potatoes & yoghurt dip followed by a fruit-topped shortbread served...

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LACA
23/01/2019 16:01
Dave Leeper, employed and based at The Trafalgar School at Downton was announced as the South West regional School Chef of the Year sponsored by McDougalls winner today (23 January).

He had 90 minutes to prepare four portions of a main course and a dessert suitable for serving to 11 year olds in school. 

His two winning dishes were: Chargrilled chicken with leek and bean ragout and focaccia followed by a dessert of warm chocolate brownie with forest fruit compote...

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Industry
18/01/2019 08:01
Meat consumption needs to be reduced to just 7g a day in order to save the planet and reduce premature deaths, according to a report.

To protect the well-being of future generations, there needs to be a ‘drastic’ reduction in the consumption of meat, poultry and eggs, the EAT-Lancet Commission says.

7g of meat a day would be the equivalent to a meatball, a small bite of hamburger, or less than half a rasher of bacon....

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Industry
18/01/2019 06:01
The Welsh government has launched a public consultation on its new paper: ‘Healthy weight: healthy Wales,’ which outlines its national ambitions to prevent and reduce obesity.

The paper comes in response to alarming figures, which reveal that six in ten adults, and one in four reception-aged children are overweight or obese in Wales.

Minister for health and social services, Vaughan Gething, said: “This government is not prepared to let a poor diet or physical...

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