Guest Blog: World Heart Day and European Week of Sport

Michael Viggars, Development Officer, European Healthy Stadia Network, talks about how the football family is mobilising to address the burgeoning physical inactivity epidemic. From Stonewall’s rainbow laces campaign in the UK to NFL stars highlighting racial injustices in the US,

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Latest Food Active Bulletin – September Edition

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins. You can find Septembers edition by following this link. This month’s bulletin is packed with a round up of the latest news, guest blogs from the Dairy Council,

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Guest Blog: World School Milk Day 2017

Erica Hocking is the Senior Nutrition Scientist at The Dairy Council and a registered Public Health Nutritionist with a special interest in children’s nutrition.   As pupils settle into school after the summer break, The Dairy Council is reminding parents,

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Food Active Conference ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’

Many thanks to those of you who attended our annual Food Active Conference. The theme this year was ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’ and I think you could all agree, we could have continued the discussion well into the afternoon.

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Guest Blog: Countermarketing Initiatives to Fight Junk Food Marketing

Poor diet, brought on by the increased availability of unhealthy food, has played a major role in rising rates of diet related diseases around the world.1 Our work at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute (CUFPI), an academic research and

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Guest Blog: Downsizing for Public Health

Dr. Ashleigh Haynes and Dr. Eric Robinson are researchers at the University of Liverpool, Institute of Psychology Health and Society.  A recent report from the Royal Society for Public Health showed that on average, adults in the UK are offered

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Guest Blog: Healthy Living Pharmacies in Cheshire and Merseyside

Hassan Argomandkhah FRPharmS is the Chair of Merseyside Local Professional Network and Bruce Prentice MRPharms is a Clinical Adviser to NHS England in Cheshire and Merseyside. Our experience, getting Healthy Living Pharmacy established in Cheshire and Merseyside, has shown us

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Food Active Annual Conference ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’

Come and join us at our annual Food Active conference on 22nd September 2017. ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’ at The Mechanics’ Centre in Central Manchester (9am – 1pm). The North West’s approach to healthy weight is getting interest nationally. Come

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Association for the Study of Obesity UK Congress 2017

The Association for the Study of Obesity held its 4th UK Congress on Obesity last week, in the scenic hills on Pontypridd, University of South Wales. Founded in 1967, the ASO has become the UK’s foremost charitable organisation dedicated to

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