A ROUND-UP OF THE LATEST NEWS
France bans sugary drink refills
in restaurants and other spaces catering to the public in an effort to reduce obesity.
A new study by Action on Sugar has revealed that manufacturers continue to ladle our favourite cereals with unnecessary amounts of sugar
Obesity Health Alliance object to the Cadbury’s three-year deal with the Premier League with a letter pubished in the Times.
The State of the Child Report 2017
Last month, the Department of Health released a number of case studies from across the country to demonstrate the progress being made towards reducing childhood obesity.
Public Health England's local authority profile tool for NCMP data shows that in the North West, the prevalence of obesity in both reception and year 6 children has increased and is above the national average.
Half of all hospitals have failed to meet the key improvements flagged by the Health Minister two and a half years ago. Critics state this is another example of why voluntary pledges do not have any impact.
highlights the unfair and unjust gap between the rich and the poor, with almost one in five children in the UK living in poverty, and as a result experiencing much worse health compared with the most affluent.
Sales of cooking sauces have dropped £30 million in a year
after the makers of Dolmio warned that the product was so sugary and salty it should only be eaten once a week.
that weight loss in individuals at high risk of diabetes is an effective prevention method with considerable potential for a whole population strategy.
Brands such as KitKat, Mars bar and Dairy Milk have come up with a sweet trick to meet government targets for reducing sugar in their products. Make them smaller
The Government have announced their plans to reinvest
the money raised by the soft drinks industry levy into schools to improve sports facilities and physical education.