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#FoodActive2018 Conference Hub

The Food Active Conference Hub is now live, where you can access all of the important presentations, details and outcomes of the workshop sessions and evaluation from delegates.

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Position Statement: Health Harms of High Street Giveaways

Food Active has prepared a new position statement to highlight the health harms associated with high street giveaways of foods high in fat, sugar and salt. The statement aims to frame the issue with these giveaway events, provide a brief review

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Position Statement: Food as a safeguarding issue

Food Active has published a new position statement: “Food as a safeguarding issue”. Food is at the very heart of all aspects of care. However, the importance and key role of nutrition and positive food practices in care are currently

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Position Statements: Healthy Weight from Preconception to Preschool

Today Food Active has published three new position statements, to mark the #FoodActive2018 Conference ‘Childhood Obesity: Let’s Start at the Very Beginning’ held today in Manchester. The conference is being held in response to the lack of recognition preconception, pregnancy

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Junk food marketing to children: A study of parents perceptions

New research from Food Active and the Children’s Food Campaign shows parents in the North West want Government action to restrict marketing of unhealthy food and drink to children 85% of parents in the North West agreed that junk food

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New Resource: Food Active Position Statements

Food Active has published three new position statements on three of our key priorities; Childhood obesity, junk food marketing and sugar sweetened beverages. The position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide

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Perspective Pieces Report: Promoting healthy weight across all policy areas

The new Perspective Pieces Report has been developed to contribute to the wider work undertaken by Food Active on whole systems approaches to addressing overweight and obesity. The report gathers evidence from seven local authority departments (outside of Public Health,

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Healthy Weight Declaration Evaluation Report

With the Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight being adopted across the North West and beyond, we have commissioned a first evaluation of Blackpool Council’s declaration – one year on. This report gives some insight into the process the declaration

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Food Active Annual Report: 2016 / 17

The programme has enjoyed some significant successes in 2016/17 including confirmation of the Sugary Drinks Industry Levy in 2018, tighter regulations on junk food marketing to children and locally, the adoption of the Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight by

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Sugary Drinks Briefing Documents

Sugar is the hot topic in the nutrition world. It is now recommended that our intake of sugars should be less than 5% of our total energy intake, yet millions in the UK and around the world regularly exceed this.

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