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Guest Blog: The Rewards Project – transforming the way we reward children

James Goolnik is a practicing dentist and a member of the British Dental Association. Having worked in the same practice for over 17 years, he has witnessed first-hand how sugar damages teeth on a daily basis.  In our latest guest

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Food Active Annual Conference 2019: Healthy Weight in all Policies – Two Years On

Following the success of our first ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’ conference in 2017, this year we are reflecting back on the progress made on the obesity agenda in the last two years, and plans for the future, both at

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Guest Blog: Food insecurity – how hungry is the UK?

In our latest guest blog, Kathryn Machray, a PhD student at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, highlights her research topic of food insecurity, and the burden it places on the every day lives of

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Food Active responds to the Soft Drinks Industry Levy results

Today Public Health England have published the long-awaited results from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy, which came into force in April 2018 to help encourage industry to reformulate their products to contain less sugar, helping consumers towards reducing their excessive

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Food in Care on tour this September in Blackburn and Bracknell

This month, Food Active has been on the road delivering our unique two-day Food in Care training course in Blackburn with Darwen, and for the first time outside the North West, in Bracknell. 16 attendees in total took part in

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Food Active Bulletin: August

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: Food Active Position Statement: Takeaways and Healthy Weight Share your views on the availability of water in children’s meals! Government Buying Standards

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Share your experiences of drink options in children’s meals when eating out!

Food Active are seeking views from parents, grandparents, carers/guardians, aunties and uncles alike, to share their experiences of drink options in children’s meals when eating out. Have you ever taken your child, or a child in your care, out for

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Position Statement: Takeaways and Healthy Weight

Food Active has published a new position statement on ‘Takeaways and Healthy Weight’ Our position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide a brief review of the evidence, initiatives or regulations currently

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Consultation opens to inform the National Food Strategy

In June, The Department for Environmental Food & Rural Affair’s (DEFRA) Secretary of State has commissioned Henry Dimbleby to conduct an independent review to help the government create its first National Food Strategy for 75 years. The overarching aims of

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Food Active responds to new WW (formerly Weight Watchers) ‘Kurbo’ app

Earlier this week, WW (formerly Weight Watchers) launched a new app called ‘Kurbo’. Aimed at children as young as eight years old, and up to 17 years old in the US. WW claims the app is a “scientifically-proven behaviour change

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