Dietary health and CVD: Implications for dietary policy in England

A. Tedstone*, D. Duval, E. Peacock

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Abstract

CVD is a major burden on the health system in the UK. On average, diets are not aligned with current dietary recommendations, including those for salt, saturated fat, fibre, fruit and vegetables. Obesity prevalence is high and the majority of the population is consuming more energy than required. Addressing these issues would reduce the burden of CVD and help reduce inequalities in health. There is currently a range of policy interventions in place in England designed to help improve diets and reduce obesity, which in turn should help reduce the risk of CVD. Further actions may be needed in the long term to deliver sustained improvements to diet and health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-102
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of the Nutrition Society
Volume79
Issue number1
Early online date30 Apr 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020

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Funding Information: No funding information.

Open Access: Free to read, but no Open Access licence.

Publisher Copyright: © The Authors 2019.

Citation: Tedstone, A., Duval, D., & Peacock, E. (2020). Dietary health and CVD: Implications for dietary policy in England. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 79(1), 95-102.

DOI:10.1017/S0029665119000600

Keywords

  • CVD
  • Dietary guidelines
  • Food policy

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