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Push ahead with consultations to ensure children grow up healthy

Responding to the news that the food industry is asking the Government to delay ongoing and upcoming consultations, Caroline Cerny, Alliance Lead said: The Government has made a commitment to halve childhood obesity by 2030 and this target will not be met without...

Statement: New childhood obesity data from NHS Digital

“The ever-increasing number of children living with obesity is a clear reflection of the unhealthy wider environment that pushes us towards sugary and fatty food and drinks. But we can do something about this. We need to start with reducing the number of junk food...

Letter published in The Telegraph – 26 July 2018

Read online here Stopping child obesity SIR – Big challenges require bold and brave action, and there is no bigger public health challenge than the increasing number of children who are affected by obesity. In order to thrive, Britain needs its workforce of the future...