Dietitian: ‘I just think it’s a really bad idea to feed our children’
Crop circle dietitians in the UK say that their fieldwork has shown a “crisis of confidence” among young people in their profession.
In the latest episode of the documentary ‘Food for Thought’, dietitarian scottingdale, author of ‘The Food Revolution’, is joined by food journalist and film maker David Hart to discuss their experiences working in the field and the impact of government policy.
In addition, the pair talk about how food is still rationed in Britain and how much we have left to feed.
A number of experts in the area have criticised the UK government’s “welfare state”, which many see as contributing to a food crisis, and warn that it is causing children to grow up with “fear of food”.
Dietitians say the Government is not doing enough to help young people cope with food shortages, and have called for a greater focus on “food security”.
However, their concerns are shared by other experts, including nutritionist Professor Andrew Weil.
“People are going to have a very hard time keeping up, and the lack of education about the science and the importance of food in our lives, they’re going to be affected,” he told The BBC.
The presenter also interviews dietitarians from the UK and US, as well as academics and experts from across the world.
“I think there’s a lot of evidence that we’re in a food-stamp emergency.
That there’s an enormous demand for food, that there’s very high rates of obesity in the US and a lot more so in the United Kingdom,” he said.
Dr Paul Connolly, a nutritionist and expert on nutrition and the environment, told The Lad that while food supplies in the country are “limited”, the food stamp crisis in the west is not as serious.
“The food stamp issue has been around for quite some time.
The way that food is distributed is different, so it’s not as if you’re seeing a crisis of confidence,” he explained.
“It’s a bit like when we were on the brink of the pandemic, when there was a very significant rise in the number of people in the streets and people had to leave their homes and families to make it to the hospital.”
But he added that he does not think the current crop circle policy is the “best way” to deal with the issue.
“If the Government were to get on the case about making sure that we can keep food supplies secure, then that would be the answer to that,” he argued.
However, he acknowledged that “it’s a big leap of faith for the Government to take the decision that they’ve made that this is something they should really be looking at”.
“We’re not going to see an increase in the food supply until we actually look at how it is going to work,” he continued.
“There are a lot other problems that are going on around people’s diet, like poor sanitation, not getting enough sleep, being ill, not having enough exercise.
There are lots of other things that we’ve got to work on.”
Dr Connolly also pointed out that food stamp policies have led to increased food insecurity.
“They’re not getting the calories that they need to be eating.” “
Food security expert Dr David Nutt, a Professor of Public Health at Imperial College London, said the Government’s “food stamp” policy was not helping many people. “
They’re not getting the calories that they need to be eating.”
Food security expert Dr David Nutt, a Professor of Public Health at Imperial College London, said the Government’s “food stamp” policy was not helping many people.
“Most of the people who get food stamps are in very poor economic circumstances,” he pointed out.
“You don’t get a lot by just having a few pounds of food, you get a good quality food and the more you feed a family, the better off you are.””
There’s a huge gap in people’s food security that’s going on and we have to get to a point where we can actually feed people properly.” “
You don’t get a lot by just having a few pounds of food, you get a good quality food and the more you feed a family, the better off you are.”
There’s a huge gap in people’s food security that’s going on and we have to get to a point where we can actually feed people properly.
“And the Government subsidises them through the National Minimum Wage, and then the National Living Wage. “
These are really expensive items, and they’re really hard to get,” he added.
We can’t feed people to keep them alive. “
But you’re actually subsidising food that is really bad for people.
That’s not what a healthy diet is.” “
That’s not good enough.
That’s not what a healthy diet is.”
However, Dr Nutt added that it was “absolutely” possible to make the Government change its policy.
“This is really important.
It’s not just about food.
We’re talking about the whole food