January 2017: Clean-eating backlash boosts fight against ‘bogus’ nutrition in the London Evening Standard
January 2017: Fight the Fads: How our students are removing fear surrounding diets and food. Read here.
December 2016: The King’s College London Faculty of Medicine has written a piece on us! Read about what we’ve been up to since founding FTFs back in January 2016 here.
December 2016: Collaboration with Jen Robinson (Graduate Medical student and blogger)
FTF has teamed up with the amazing Jen Robinson to bring you a 10-week Fight the Fads Friday Series.
Jen is a graduate medical student and blogger in her final year at UCL. She is passionate about food, public health and improving nutrition education for tomorrow’s doctors.
November 2016: Not Plant Based interview
Not Plant Based is a platform providing food, health, fitness and motivation for troubled eaters – founded by
Laura Dennison and co-authored by Eve Simmons.
We met with them recently to unite in our fight against the food fads and we look forward to working together in the future!
The wonderful ladies recently interviewed us about Food fads and myths that make us really angry (clue: there’s a lot!). Give this a read as we dispel the myths shown below, and separate fad from fact!
1) “Sugar-free” alternatives
2) “Detox” Diets
3) Carbohydrates make you fat
5) Sweeteners and additives are harmful
6) Protein supplements
7) Gluten is ‘bad’ for you
8) Cutting out entire food groups, i.e Dairy
November 2016: FTFs feature on KCL Radio
Fight the Fads to present at The International Congress of Dietetics, Granada, 6th September: http://www.icdgranada2016.com/
September 2016: Petition success: ELLE UK removes misleading nutritional advice: Petition Success!
See our petition against ELLE magazine mentioned in The Huffington Post:http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/emer-delaney/post_12944_b_11672884.html
June 2016: The Tab Newspaper:
King’s College London Wellbeing Blog:
June 2016: King’s College London ‘Take Time Out’ Campaign:
Petition success with Doctor Lauretta Ihonor:
A petition in conjunction with Doctor Lauretta Ihonor: