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Food Active backs efforts to reduce sugar consumption in Liverpool

Food Active is pleased to announce its support for Cllr Tim Beaumont’s proposals to Liverpool City Council to reduce sugar consumption across Liverpool.

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Liverpool has more obese children than any other English city

Liverpool has more obese children than any other city in England, according to a new  study. A shocking report looking into how the design of buildings can have an impact on health  assessed nine of the country’s most populated cities

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Concern over obesity levels

More than two thirds of adults in St Helens are overweight or obese, according to new figures. Excess weight data published by Public Health England shows that 67.5 per cent of adults in St Helens are overweight. In neighbouring Knowsley

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Junk food – fast track to death

The obesity timebomb facing Liverpool’s families is today laid bare. An addiction to cheap junk food has seen the number of overweight people in our city rocket. Statistics today reveal Liverpool is home to 533 takeaways and fast food outlets

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Junk food marketing to children campaign

Around 30 per cent of children in the UK are overweight or obese1, and research shows that children are eating too much saturated fat and sugar.2 Obese children are more likely to become obese adults, which in turn increases their risk of…

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