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The Big Question: Sugar or Fat

Briefing after BBC Horizon


Are obese children slower thinkers?

Dr Paul Clayton comments on study.


2013 Colloquium

Gathering of worldwide experts in Oxford


School Food Plan

The IFBB's submission


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Policy | 08.04.14

We're recruiting a Science Policy Officer. Applications close 11 May.


  • Sugar, Fat and Brain Function

    Nutrition | 29.01.14

    Which is worse for you, sugar or (saturated) fat? Science suggests it’s unwise to eat too much of either.

  • School Food Plan

    Policy | 04.04.13

    The government has asked Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent (founders of Leon restaurants) to put together a school food plan that will build on the successes of the past seven years, accelerate the improvements in school food, and define what role schools have to play in shaping the eating habits of Britain’s children. This is IFBB's submission.

  • For Starters

    Policy | 07.02.13

    The relevance of the For Starters report to the IFBB’s work is significant and we welcome its publication as encouraging evidence that, at last, early-years nutrition is being taken seriously by others seeking to influence UK policymakers.

  • Annual Report and Accounts 2011/12

    IFBB | 16.10.12

    A summary of the activity and financial position of the IFBB in 2011/12.

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