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Jamie Oliver

World-renowned chef and food campaigner

World-renowned chef and food campaigner
Strong And Stable Kids Need

Strong And Stable Kids Need Feeding!

In the four years since it launched, The Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) policy has had a huge impact. Over 85% of children in their​ first three years of primary school now eat a healthy school lunch, compared to less than 45% in 2013. That's something to be really proud of, so why​ pull it so abruptly!?
22/05/2017 10:53 BST
Why Empowering Parents To Cook With Their Kids Helps Families To

Why Empowering Parents To Cook With Their Kids Helps Families To Thrive

I had no idea then just how much of a phenomenon The Naked Chef would become, and looking back to that time, I never would have thought then that I'd be sitting here today writing for The Huffington Post and kicking off their Thriving Families month. So it turns out that I did inspire quite a few people, and many of them were mums and dads. I'll never forget being chased down the street by this big, muscley bloke one day and when he caught up with me, I genuinely thought my days were numbered and he was going to punch me but he simply smiled and said: "My missus said I should start cooking because of you and if I'd seen you a few weeks ago, I would have lumped you. But actually, I'm really enjoying cooking and I'm better than you now!" That was one of those moments where I started to understand just how powerful food can be in changing people's lives for the better.
15/07/2016 07:36 BST
We Need A Global Food

We Need A Global Food Revolution

Britain has now joined Mexico and France in taxing businesses when they compromise the health of our children. I don't believe it's anti-business. In the UK, kids and teenagers' single largest source of sugar is from sugary sweetened drinks and with one-third of kids overweight or obese, these statistics cannot be taken lightly anymore. Of course, industry totally disagree - what they all agree on is personal responsibility and self-regulation, and look where that got us. The announcement of a sugary drinks tax has sent ripples around the world, especially in countries where they're also struggling with childhood obesity.
29/03/2016 18:55 BST