Food in Care course supports carers in managing food behaviours

Help children in care to have a healthy relationship with food. Book a place on this innovative and evidence-based course! It is common for children in care to experience issues around food, this can include poor diet, hoarding and using

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Blackpool Fresher’s encouraged to #GiveUpLovingPop

Blackpool Council’s Public Health Team hosted a GULP stand at this year’s Freshers Welcome Event, to encourage new students to #GiveUpLovingPop. Blackpool and Fylde College approached the Council’s Public Health Team to ask if they wanted to promote some of

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Healthy Weight Declaration Update at Public Health England North West Network Meeting

This morning Food Active presented an update on the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight at the Public Health England North West Healthy Weight and Physical Activity Network Meeting, at the HSBC National Cycling Centre in Manchester. Robin Ireland, Director

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Calorie labelling could be extended to the out-of-home sector, as part of Government’s plans to tackle obesity

Today the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has opened its consultation on extending calorie labelling to the out-of-home sector, including café’s, restaurants and takeaways. The consultation forms as part of a series of consultations on measures proposed in

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Iceland rewards NHS staff with free pizza and ice-cream: Food Active Response

Earlier this week it was reported in a number of tabloids that Iceland Supermarkets are handing out free pizza and ice-cream to all NHS workers. The new offer entails that all NHS and emergency service workers who show their Iceland

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#UKCO Conference: Preconception to pension – obesity throughout the lifecourse

Located in the beautiful setting of the historic Newcastle University campus, this year’s Association for the Study of Obesity Congress on Obesity took place on the 6th and 7th September. This year’s theme focussed on prevention and treatment of obesity

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Food Active Annual Conference: Childhood Obesity – Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

Food Active are hosting their annual conference, ‘Childhood Obesity – Let’s Start at the Very Beginning’, in response to the lack of focus on early years and maternal health in the Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan, Chapter 2. The conference will

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