PHE chief nutritionist.
Dr Alison Tedstone is National Director with responsibility of diet, nutrition and obesity in the Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Public Health England (PHE). Her teams work areas include the National Diet and Nutrition Survey, nutrient composition of foods, scientific advice on nutrition (including the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition), and messaging on nutrition and health issues. They also coordinate a cross PHE a programme of work aimed at tackling the nations obesity problem which supports national and local level delivery, including actions aimed at improving systems leadership and addressing the environmental causes obesity.
See also: Public Health England (PHE) - Health protection agency.
Alison Tedstone News
A 12-week Better Health campaign to help you lose weight and stay active
BBC - 26-Jul-2021
Free support and guidance to shed those excess kilos gained during lockdownRead more...
Five times more fast food outlets in poor areas
BBC - 29-Jun-2018
Fast food is tastier and cheaper than healthy food, which makes it appealing for people with low incomeRead more...
Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day
BBC - 23-Feb-2017
Compared with eating no fruit or veg a day: – 200g cut the risk of a premature death by 15% – 8...Read more...