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Alison Tedstone

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.

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See also: Company Public Health England (PHE) - Health protection agency.

Details last updated 31-Jan-2020

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 lockdown


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 income


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...