All blog posts in Diet and Cancer

World Cancer Research Fund is getting increasingly involved in UK policy, ahead of a general election this year. Kate Oldridge-Turner explains what we're doing – and why.
Polyphenols, a type of compound found in many plant foods, have been linked with reduced risk of colon cancer in new research funded by World Cancer Research Fund in Japan.
Ultra-processed foods have been all over the news lately. Headlines suggest they're terrible for our health and we should steer clear. But although the click-bait stories may pique our interest, it’s certainly not the whole story.
Our Head of Policy and Public Affairs Rebecca Taylor delves into the politics of processed meat in light of WCRF’s UK Cancer Prevention Awareness Week 2023 and the importance of reducing our processed meat consumption to reduce cancer risk.
The civil society-led nationwide campaign requesting Congress approve the draft bill on front-of-pack labeling had the slogan "Don't be blinded"
How will those involved at the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) commit to transforming how our food is produced, transported, sold and consumed?
Despite significant efforts to raise awareness on the importance of breastfeeding, current rates are alarmingly low, with many mothers and babies missing out on its benefits
It's the first anniversary of the UK’s latest obesity strategy. What progress has been made and what other opportunities for public policy were catalysed by COVID-19?
COVID has shone a light on why population health is so important but regardless of pandemics, much poor health is preventable