Campaign Lead and Researcher Consensus Action on Salt and Health and Action on Sugar Centre for Environmental and Preventive Medicine
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Dr Kawther Hashem is a Nutrition Researcher at Queen Mary University of London and the Campaign Lead Action on Sugar project of Consensus Action on Salt, Sugar and Health (CASSH), a charity organisation concerned with the effects of salt and sugar on health.
Kawther is Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition. Alongside her current roles Kawther is also a visiting lecturer on nutrition and food policy at several UK Universities and is regularly invited to comment on nutrition topics in the media.
In 2014, she completed a Masters in Food Policy at City University London and in 2019, she completed her PhD on food reformulation, where she explored the effect of reformulation on sugar content of food and drink products, population sugar intake and health outcomes.
- Action on sugar—lessons from UK salt reduction programme
- The 21st century gingerbread house - How companies are marketing junk food to children online
- Reducing Sodium in the Global Food Supply to Reduce Population Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
- Cross-sectional survey of salt content in cheese: a major contributor to salt intake in the UK
- How much sugar is hidden in drinks marketed to children? A survey of fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies
- Systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of product reformulation measures to reduce the sugar content of food and drink on the population's sugar consumption and health: A study protocol
- Cross-sectional survey of the amount of free sugars and calories in carbonated sugars-sweetened beverages – a major contributor to free sugars intake in the UK
- Cross-Sectional Survey of the Amount of Sugar and Energy in Chocolate Confectionery Sold in the UK in 1992 and 2017Sugar and energy content of carbonated sugar-sweetened beverages in Haidian District, Beijing: a cross-sectional study
- Reformulation and Priorities for Reducing Energy Density; Results from a Cross-Sectional Survey on Fat Content in Pre-Packed Cakes and Biscuits Sold in British Supermarkets
- Cross-sectional survey of the amount of sugar and energy in cakes and biscuits on sale in the UK for the evaluation of the sugar-reduction programme
- Cross-sectional surveys of the amount of sugar, energy and caffeine in sugar-sweetened drinks marketed and consumed as energy drinks in the UK between 2015 and 2017: monitoring reformulation progress
- Why tax sugar sweetened beverages?
- Salt and sugars content of breakfast cereals in the UK from 1992 to 2015
ExpertisePublic Health Nutrition
Sugar and obesity