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What is the issue with packed lunches?

There is no doubt that the UK has made commendable advances in improving the nutritional content and guaranteeing healthy school meals in some (but not all) primary and secondary schools 1. Jamie Oliver’s so-called ‘turkey twizzler revolution’ in 2005 raised

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Lancashire County Council adopt the declaration

We are delighted that Lancashire County Council are the latest local authority to adopt the declaration on healthy weight. As the first two-tier local authority, this is just the start of the process as the council works with lower tier

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Food & drink sponsorship in professional sport: an unhealthy relationship

The global popularity and unique power of sport to deliver messages to a broad audience make it an invaluable, if perhaps under-utilised, health promotion tool. Unfortunately, a paradox persists within professional sport wherein sport personalities are championed as the pinnacle

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Latest Food Active Bulletin

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins, you can find January’s edition here. This month’s bulletin includes our BMJ publication regarding the Coca-Cola truck objection letter; the Children’s Food Campaign Heroes and Zeroes;

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BMJ Editorial: Happy corporate holidays

Food Active are delighted to be published in today’s BMJ. Please find the press release below.   Coca-Cola’s Christmas truck tour should be banned, say public health experts Coca-Cola’s “Happy Holidays” truck tour should be banned, given the growing evidence

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Latest Food Active Bulletin

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins, you can find December’s edition here. This month’s bulletin includes the launch of the new CAP rules on junk food marketing to children, an update on

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Elderly Malnutrition – A Modern Western Scandal

The significance of good nutrition and wellbeing for the elderly population is of great public health interest, especially as we now have an ageing population in the UK with over 18% of the population 65 years and over and predictions

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Junk Food Marketing – a Crisis in the Marketplace

Junk food marketing (JFM) employs the use of tactful, strategic and appealing marketing techniques, often tailored to the preferences or demands of different ages or population groups, to advertise a vast range of foods which are often of low nutritional

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Our letter about “Happy Holidays”

See our letter on “Happy Holiday”. We are objecting to Coca-Cola hijacking the Christmas message. Please show your support by signing our letter! letter-to-alastair-machray-7-12-16

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Latest Food Active Bulletin

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins, you can find November’s edition here. This month’s bulletin includes anger over the “Happy Holidays” coke truck coming to the North West, the NHS “sugar tax”

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