Lifestyle Economics

Chris Snowdon writes for the Daily Express

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for the Daily Express following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that the Lancet report makes no secret of their intention to restrict choice and that they favour banning products and even propose rationing. This ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon comments on the ITV News website

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented on the ITV news website following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that the authors of the planetary health diet are campaigning for a nanny state. Their desire to limit people to eating one ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon comments in The Telegraph

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in the The Telegraph following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that the potent combination of nanny state campaigners, militant vegetarians and environmental activists poses a real and present danger to a free society. They ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon comments in The Times

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in the The Times following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that they say you are what you eat and that must be true because this is nuts. This report reveals the full agenda ... Continue reading
Lifestyle Economics

Chris Snowdon comments in The Sun

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in the The Sun following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that these recommendations are making no secret of their desire to tax and ban their way towards a near-vegan diet for the world's ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon comments in the Daily Mail

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in the Daily Mail following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. In the article Chris argues that most people will look at these demands and laugh, but I welcome this report because it reveals the full agenda of nanny-state campaigners. They ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon writes for Spectator Health

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for Spectator Health following the release of the Lancet report food guidelines. The EAT-Lancet Commission makes no secret of its intention to force a near-vegan diet on the world’s population through the use of taxes, bans and regulation. Its new dietary guidelines, supposedly ... Continue reading
Lifestyle Economics

IEA reacts to the EAT-Lancet report outlining their dietary prescriptions for the world

The 'EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health' launches its dietary prescription for the world's 7.6 billion people in Oslo this week, kicking off a jet-setting tour of no fewer than 35 launch events around the world. The committee has been preparing their dietary plan for three years. It includes radical new nutritional targets, including demands ... Continue reading
Economic Theory
We are living in a new era of 'Nudge'. Over the past decade, a growing number of academics and policymakers have made the moral case for the state to use its coercive power to steer our choices towards what they believe best - provided we retain the ability to opt out of the specified choice ... Continue reading

Chris Snowdon comments in The Sun

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in The Sun on the news that multi-buy offers on junk food could soon be banned. In the article Chris argues that the nanny state now wants to use the law to tell shops where to place their products and how ... Continue reading