Recent media headlines suggesting that physical activity may not be helpful in weight loss have been somewhat misleading. Physical activity may not be as significant as making dietary changes in helping people to lose weight, however exercise plays an important role in maintaining weight loss. Additionally, weight loss programmes which combine diet and physical activity are more successful than interventions that offer activity or dietary intervention alone.

International Compost Awareness Week 2015 runs from Mon 4th - Sun 10th May so combined with 2015 being the International Year of Soil,  there is no better time to get composting and transform your organic waste into a valuable resource.

Virtuous as they may seem, do juices and smoothies really live up to all the hype? And what is all the fuss about a 'nutribullet'?

Are you interested in being part of a team of community based public health nutritionists and dietitians within a not-for-profit organisation?

The post holder(s) will be committed to the work of the Food Partnership and offer advice and support to groups and individuals around healthy eating and weight management.

Last November at our AGM Food Partnership members came up with a long list of issues that they thought were important in the local elections. Through our e-newsletter, we asked people to vote on which questions to ask and the long list of 15 topics was whittled down to 6 questions. We put these questions to all the main parties with candidates standing for election to Brighton & Hove City Council. Find out what they said: