Guest Blog: School Meals Day – a reflection of the progress made in the last decade

To mark this year’s School Food Day, we hear from former-schoolteacher turned school food researcher Kelly Rose of Teesside University to reflect back on the progress of school food over the last decade. As a former schoolteacher, now researching the

Read More

Guest Blog: Playing Hide and Seek with Salt this #SaltAwarenessWeek

It’s Salt Awareness Week! Read our latest guest blog from Zoe Davies, Registered Associate Nutritionist at Action on Salt, to find out more about the theme of this year’s Salt Awareness Week… Peek-a-boo! We don’t see you! Very few of us

Read More

Guest Blog: Supporting this year’s #SugarAwarenessWeek!

This January Food Active are delighted to support #SugarAwarenessWeek, In our latest guest blog, we hear from Holly Gabriel, Nutritionist and Campaigner from Action on Sugar, to find out more about this year’s plans for the campaign and the calls

Read More

Guest Blog: Over-eating out of the home – why calorie labelling is needed.

  Florence Sheen is a PhD student researcher from the University of Liverpool who has recently completed her studies and passed her viva. As a member of the Appetite and Obesity group in Psychological Sciences, her research focused on investigating

Read More

Guest Blog: Planning reform would reduce carbon emissions – and improve activity levels

With the General Election now just one week away, in our latest guest blog we hear from Sustrans North to find out more about their very own manifesto, which calls on the next Government to introduce a series of measures

Read More

Guest Blog: A delegates experience of ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies – Two Years On’.

In our latest guest blog, we hear from Macarena Rueda, PhD student at the University of Liverpool, to discuss her highlights from attending the #FoodActive2019 conference earlier this month.  On the 12th of November I attended Food Active’s ‘Healthy Weight

Read More

Blog: The role of system leadership in tackling the obesity crisis

Ahead of the #FoodActive2019 conference ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies: Two Years On’ on Tuesday 12th November, we hear from Lead Director for Public Health at Food Active, Matthew Ashton to discuss one of the key themes of the conference

Read More

Blog: The Story Behind the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight

To mark 2 weeks until the #FoodActive2019 conference, bringing together 100 delegates to discuss the importance of promoting healthy weight across all policies, we hear from our Director of Research, Robin Ireland to reflect back on the origins of the

Read More

Guest Blog: Why our school streets are a health issue

In our latest guest blog, we hear from Director of Sustrans in the North of England, Rosslyn Colderly to find out more about their recent ‘Bike to School Week’ initiative to encourage more children to get moving on the school

Read More

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

Read More