Food Active Bulletin: May

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: Food Active presents at the Health in all Policies Conference Consensus Statement on Sustainable Funding for Public Health #GiveUpLovingPop Special Edition Bulletin

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New Healthier Choices Award launched to support breastfeeding, bottle-feeding and infant feeding mothers in Blackpool

As part of the Healthy Weight Strategy, Blackpool Council Public Health, as part of Better Start, have been working together to consider new ways of supporting breastfeeding, bottle-feeding and infant feeding mothers in the Town. In England and Wales breastfeeding mothers are

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#GiveUpLovingPop Special Edition Bulletin

Our second Give Up Loving Pop special edition bulletin is now live, updating Food Active subscribers on all things GULP and sugary-drink related news. The bulletin will come in addition to the Food Active monthly e-bulletin, which is typically circulated

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Deliveroo dishes out junk food deals to the obese – Food Active response

As reported in The Sunday Times article ‘Deliveroo dishes up junk food deals to the obese’ (12.05.19), we agree that third-party delivery companies such as Deliveroo, UberEats and JustEat are further exacerbating the UK’s obesity epidemic and levels of health

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Guest blog: Why aren’t all children walking to school? Current challenges and potential solutions.

Dr Rob Noonan is a Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. Twitter: @RobJNoonan Email: R.noonan@liverpool.ac.uk   It’s timely for us to consider the topic of walking to school with “Walk to School week” almost upon us (20-24 May 2019). This

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Shared Learning at the Healthy Weight Declaration Regional South West Meeting

Food Active has been working with Public Health England South West to support local authorities in the South West to use the Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight to support a whole systems approach to addressing overweight and obesity. A

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#KindToTeeth is supporting National Smile Month 2019!

Today marks one year since we launched our Kind to Teeth campaign and this #NationalSmileMonth, we are again promoting the campaign to help tackle poor oral health in the early years across the North West and beyond. The Give Up

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Consensus Statement on Sustainable Funding for Public Health

Food Active (as part of the Health Equalities Group) have joined 80 other organisations to call on Government to increase investment in public health in England to prevent ill health, reduce health inequalities, and support a sustainable health and social care

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