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Response to WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth

“Obesity, especially in young people,  is a major cause for concern across Europe just as it is in the UK. “The next government needs to prioritise tackling childhood obesity with measures like the Soft Drinks Industry, Public Health England's sugar reduction...

OHA response to report on price and unhealthy food consumption

"There is clear evidence to show that increasing the price reduces the consumption of unhealthy food, especially sugary drinks. Other countries that have introduced taxes on soft drinks have seen a drop in consumption, including Mexico, France and several US cities....

OHA response to BMJ review linking obesity to some types of cancer

“Obesity is a serious health concern and on top of being linked to major cancers, can also increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart and liver disease and mental health problems. “With over a quarter of adults obese and nearly one in three children overweight or...