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Low-carb diets should be discouraged, says study

Weight loss diets that switch out carbs in favour of meat or fat are associated with a higher mortality rate, according to a new study.

Mindful baking workshop aims to combat stress

A new workshop is combining bread making with the idea of ‘mindfulness’.

Kara reduces sugar in Tulip muffin range

Kara, Finsbury Food Group’s foodservice brand, has redeveloped its Tulip muffin range with less sugar.

Sugar tax has ‘little impact’ on consumer behaviour

The sugar tax imposed on soft drinks, and suggested for bakery items such as cakes and biscuits, has had little impact on consumer behaviour, Nielsen research has revealed.

Bakers urged to use high-fibre alternative flours

Bakers could capitalise on the wellness trend by introducing more fibre-rich flours into their recipes, a registered nutritional therapist has claimed.

Warburtons rolls out new gluten-free wraps

Warburtons has unveiled its first new free-from products since dropping the Newburn Bakehouse branding from its gluten-free range

Severe obesity in Year 6 schoolkids hits record high

The proportion of 10 to 11-year-old children who are severely obese has reached a record high, according to new figures.

B-Tempted launches gluten-free vegan range

Free-from brand B-Tempted has unveiled a selection of gluten-free vegan cupcakes and muffins.

Raw vegan cake shop Rawnchy opens in Glasgow

A self-taught raw cake maker who has catered for the likes of Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood has opened a vegan cake shop in Glasgow.

Latest acrylamide survey results published by FSA

Food safety chiefs have said the latest results of its acrylamide testing have not increased its concern about the risk to human health.

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