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Food Active response to the Times article ‘Boris Johnson launches a new battle on obesity’

According a report in The Times (published 14.5.20, paid for article), it is claimed that the Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson has changed his mind on the need for an interventionist state (or the so-called ‘nanny state’) when

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The Obesity Health Alliance calls on supermarkets to help not only keep us fed, but keep us healthy too

Together with The Obesity Health Alliance, Food Active are asking supermarkets to focus their promotions on foods lower in fat, sugar & salt to help everyone be healthier New polling data published today by the Obesity Health Alliance (OHA, of

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Food Active Bulletin: April 2020

Make sure you keep up to date with the all the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: Food Active Covid-19 update: including our new resources to support healthy eating during Covid-19 Food Active blogs:

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Food Active Covid-19 resources to support healthy eating in vulnerable households during lockdown

Nutritionists at Food Active have developed a range of resources to support healthy eating during physical distancing, in particular high risk and vulnerable groups in society which are now available to download. After a number of weeks of development and in consultation

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A Spotlight On…Case Studies from the Food Active Network: Lancashire

Find out about some of the fantastic work going on across the Food Active local authority network members through our ‘Spotlight On’ case studies feature! The Food Active North West Network is made up of 16 local authorities across the

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Food Active recap and review of Covid-19 webinars

During the Covid-19 lockdown, our normal working routines have been turned upside down in ways we could never anticipate. Meetings and conferences are out of the window for the foreseeable – but in this Covid-19 era we have entered, the

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Guest Blog: Exposure and access to less heathy food – how will COVID-19 affect our children’s physical health?

In our latest guest blog, our final-year student volunteer Chloé Higham-Smith explores how the current Covid-19 lockdown may have implication on our children’s health, particularly access to healthy food – and exposure to not-so-healthy food advertising Exposure to junk food ads

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Position Statement: The Benefits of Drinking Tap Water

Food Active has published a new position statement on ‘The Benefits of Drinking Tap Water’ 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

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Blog: Planning, Hot Food Takeaways and Covid-19

We are delighted to welcome the newest member of staff here at Food Active, Catriona MacRae! Catriona is joining us from the Town and Country Planning Association with a background in urban planning, and will be leading on the delivery

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Food Active’s top tips on staying healthy and active during physical distancing

Please note this article is for information only. For official guidance and regulations relating to COVID-19 please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus During these unprecedented times, it is important that we look after ourselves and our families to the best of our ability. Whilst

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