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World Obesity Day Guest Blog: 5 Things to Know About Weight Stigma

James (@JNHealth) is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Bristol working within the NIHR CLAHRC West team. Stuart (@DrStuartFlint) is a Senior Research Fellow in Public Health and Obesity at Leeds Beckett University where he is part of the management team

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Food Active Bulletin: September

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins. This month’s bulletin is packed with the latest news, resources and events. Some of this month’s highlights include; #FoodActive2018 Conference: Childhood Obesity – Let’s Start at

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Healthy Weight Declaration Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit Launched

Food Active are pleased to announce the launch of the Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit, to support the delivery of the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight. The toolkit will enable local authorities embarking on adopting a Local Authority Declaration on Healthy

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Guest Blog: A call to action to #BeActive – why exercise is critical for health, for all.

Ann B. Gates BPharm (Hons) MRPharmS is an Honorary Visiting Professor Plymouth Marjon University, Honorary Associate Professor at The University of Nottingham, a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader’s Programme 2014-2018, Associate Editor for The British Journal of Sports Medicine, a Certified

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Food in Care course supports carers in managing food behaviours

Help children in care to have a healthy relationship with food. Book a place on this innovative and evidence-based course! It is common for children in care to experience issues around food, this can include poor diet, hoarding and using

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Blackpool Fresher’s encouraged to #GiveUpLovingPop

Blackpool Council’s Public Health Team hosted a GULP stand at this year’s Freshers Welcome Event, to encourage new students to #GiveUpLovingPop. Blackpool and Fylde College approached the Council’s Public Health Team to ask if they wanted to promote some of

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Healthy Weight Declaration Update at Public Health England North West Network Meeting

This morning Food Active presented an update on the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight at the Public Health England North West Healthy Weight and Physical Activity Network Meeting, at the HSBC National Cycling Centre in Manchester. Robin Ireland, Director

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Calorie labelling could be extended to the out-of-home sector, as part of Government’s plans to tackle obesity

Today the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has opened its consultation on extending calorie labelling to the out-of-home sector, including café’s, restaurants and takeaways. The consultation forms as part of a series of consultations on measures proposed in

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Iceland rewards NHS staff with free pizza and ice-cream: Food Active Response

Earlier this week it was reported in a number of tabloids that Iceland Supermarkets are handing out free pizza and ice-cream to all NHS workers. The new offer entails that all NHS and emergency service workers who show their Iceland

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#UKCO Conference: Preconception to pension – obesity throughout the lifecourse

Located in the beautiful setting of the historic Newcastle University campus, this year’s Association for the Study of Obesity Congress on Obesity took place on the 6th and 7th September. This year’s theme focussed on prevention and treatment of obesity

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