Jersey’s government is to produce a new Food and Nutrition Strategy.
It will be based on international evidence about improving nutrition with the ultimate aims of of preventing disease and improving healthy life expectancy.
Previous plans to create a list of what was considered ‘healthy foods’ were deemed unfeasible.
The Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Anne Pryke Deputy Pryke said it was impractical to think such a definitive list could be made. She said : “In the better interests of Islanders’ health, our efforts are now being focused on the development of a new Food and Nutrition Strategy for Jersey, which will involve a multi-agency approach”.