Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 84 Issue 1


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Iron deficiency anaemia is a relatively common problem, even in the well‐fed countries of the western world. It is not only due to a low dietary intake of iron; even when the food…


David Gunston

The biologist's ‘aquatic salad plant’ is actually a member of the cabbage family and although native to Europe and Asia generally had to be introduced to North and South America…

One step nearer: a national campaign for nutrition education

Susan Holmes

The National Advisory Committee on Nutrition Education, NACNE for short, was the brain child of the British Nutrition Foundation and the Health Education Council. It was formed in…

Food trends

If we are going to change to a more healthy way of eating, it helps to know what type of diet the average British person is eating at present

An educated choice

Carol Noble, Michael Kipps, James Thomson

In an article in Nutrition and Food Science in August 1982 a case was put forward for a closer co‐operation between those involved in nutrition education in schools and those…

Promoting PORRIDGE

A National Porridge Week was organised by the Oats Information Bureau to celebrate the British oat — one of the oldest cereals known to man, and now proved to be one of the…

Hotelympia Preview

Alan Harrison

The reason for featuring this article is to provide home economists, particularly those in schools, with insight and perhaps inspiration, relating to future liaison with the hotel…


Christopher Abbey

Consumption of significant amounts of yeasts for nutritional use was reported during war‐time. The Germans incorporated about 1.6 × 104 tons of Candida utilis per year into human…


Shirley Bond

As every parent knows, children make a great difference to adult lifestyles. For example, they influence what and when you eat. Parents who have some training in nutrition also…


This new sweetener has an excellent flavour but some newspaper stories have questioned its safety

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