Blog Posts

Are Nutritional Vending Machines a Moral Issue?

Real Business recently posted a fascinating article discussing a move by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) to encourage employers to do a better job of understanding how obesity affects the office. Author Charlie Mullins took the position that it is not the employer's responsibility or right to dictate what employees eat or whether or not they exercise.

Research Raises Questions About Nutrition Guidance

Good health advocates and government regulators have made it their business to give UK consumers nutrition guidance. The same is true throughout most of Europe and North America. But new research now raises questions about some of that guidance. Of particular concern is the 'one size fits all' approach most nutrition advice follows.

New Unhealthy Food Taxes Could Be on the Way

The government levied a tax on sugary drinks back in April 2018. Based on the success of that tax, England's chief medical officer thinks it might be a good idea to raise taxes on other unhealthy foods as a way of incentivising people to make better choices. In short, more unhealthy food taxes could be on the way. How those taxes would affect our sport nutrition solutions is unclear.

Study Proves Suspicions About Processed Foods and Weight Gain

A new study just out from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) confirms what many of us have long suspected about processed foods and weight gain. While we still don't know the mechanism behind it, the study proves once and for all that processed foods lead to weight gain because people eat more of them. The study underscores why fitness nutrition is so important to us.


The Vending Machine Dilemma for UK Hospitals

While hospitals in England have made a concerted effort to transition the healthy vending machines in recent years, their counterparts in Northern Ireland have not. So you can imagine the shock among healthy eating advocates when the most recent revenue numbers were released.