A new study in The Lancet has found that a poor diet is more deadly than tobacco. Unhealthy eating now accounts for 11 million deaths worldwide, (compared with 8 million tobacco deaths) mostly as a result of heart disease, followed by cancers and Type 2 diabetes.
The study found that these deaths were associated with diets low in whole grains, fruits, nuts, seeds and omega-3 fatty acids
I have developed a recipe book promoting affordable healthy eating and food waste reduction messages for the Sainsbury’s £10 million Waste Less, Save More campaign.
Working in partnership with the Hubbub Foundation, Sainsbury’s and Southwark Council, I developed, researched, wrote and curated recipes and created an accompanying meal plan based on these recipes. The book also features food waste reduction and food safety advice. Read More
I worked with Angela on the Department of Health’s Change4Life programme to tackle childhood obesity. She is an expert in the area of diet and lifestyle, very knowledgeable about West African communities and is able to inspire people to make realistic changes to their diet and lifestyle. She brought valuable insight, bags of enthusiasm and passion to the project. She was a pleasure to work with.