Healthy eating

Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Will calorie information appear on all the menus in the UK?

Obesity Action Scotland’s Dr Anna Gryka-MacPhail has written an update for our membership magazine “voice”. College Members can read the full magazine through our website. In this article, Anna explains about calorie information potentially being on menus across the UK.

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First Minister: Legislate this year on HFSS multi-buy price promotions

First Minister: Legislate this year on HFSS multi-buy price promotions

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has joined with other members of the Scottish Obesity Alliance have written to the First Minister to urge the Scottish Government to restrict price promotions on food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt.

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Dentists call for positive action on school meals

Dentists call for positive action on school meals

The lunchtime menu in Scottish schools should be improved to reduce excess sugar and ensure children and young people eat more fruit and vegetables, according to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The call comes in the Faculty’s submission to the Scottish Government’s national consultation on the nutritional requirements for food and drink in schools, which closed last month.

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