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Chapter 2 of the government's childhood obesity plan
Chapter 2 of the government's childhood obesity plan

“Today is a positive day. I feel it’s really important to credit this much more holistic, multi-pronged, clearer and more convincing childhood obesity strategy. It’s not perfect, but it is underpinned by a big bold target to halve childhood obesity by 2030, and I fully support this in every way. It’s a vast improvement from the first and fills me with a sense of hope.”

Jamie's plan to tackle childhood obesity
Jamie's plan to tackle childhood obesity

A poor diet might not sound as scary as murder or terrorism, but it’s much more likely to kill you.² It’s not just about being obese – excess weight increases susceptibility to type-2 diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and strokes. All of which are killers in their own right. Every year the gap in obesity levels Read the full article…

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy officially comes into effect today – 6 April 2018 – and we’ve already seen signs of its success. Since the levy was announced in 2016, it has driven reformulation of products at an unprecedented rate (when brands reduce the level of sugar, fat and salt in their products) and it Read the full article…

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