Childhood obesity

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Junk food adverts to be banned across Transport for London network to combat child obesity

Junk food adverts to be banned across TfL network to combat child obesity

The Transport for London network will enforce a ban on adverts showing foods high in fat, salt and sugar from February 2019

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Pedals under desks would work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Pedals under desks would work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Pedals under desks may work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Psychologist Bradley Busch has said that pedals under desks would work better for “adults in office” rather than in a school, after a Primary school in Suffolk installed pedals under desks to encourage “an active lifestyle”.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

There are double the amount of severely obese children in Year 6 as there are in reception class

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver contributed to Hugo Harper's new report - but it got short shrift from James and Ash

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

A new report finds it's the amount of chicken shops in deprived areas and recommends swapping Coke for Diet Coke and Walkers for Wotsits.