To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to ensure that Government support for healthy eating focuses on a balanced diet rather than reduction of negative nutrients.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
8 March 2022
The United Kingdom’s healthy eating food model, the Eatwell Guide, shows the overall dietary pattern and the proportions of food and drink which contribute to a healthy, balanced diet.
The Eatwell Guide is promoted through platforms such as NHS.UK and social marketing campaigns. The Government’s reduction and reformulation programme challenges industry to make products healthier by lowering the amount of sugar, salt and calories to allow consumers to choose healthier food and drink.