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What should we be doing this JanUary?
Guest Blog by Professor David Hallam, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum We all know the NHS is under enormous pressure. It requires a near unprecedented cash influx from the Government, while still needing to make tens of billions in savings before the end of … Continue reading
French Lessons that can really help
As the challenge of an increasing obesogenic population shows no sign of going away, the deluge of diet regimes, fitness regimes and research that either condemns or promotes certain foods over another continues to flow. How do we begin to … Continue reading
Posted in Childhood Obesity, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health Tagged Careless Eating Costs Lives, diet, Dieticians, EPODE, healthy diet, nutrition, obesogenic Leave a comment
Can just 10 minutes a day can benefit heart health?
Guest Blog by Dr Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation. This February the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging people to take just 10 minutes a day during Heart Month to help cut their risk of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged BHF, British Heart Foundation, CVD, diet, Dr Mike Knapton, excercise, healthy lifestyle, Heart Attack, Heart Month, stroke Leave a comment
Pound for pound: the economic case for weight loss
Guest Blog by Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health Name calling is not pleasant but sometimes behind the hurt and the pain there is a degree of truth. In 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) called Britain the ‘Fat man … Continue reading
Lifting the scales from our eyes
Guest Blog by Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health Whatever types of interventions are introduced to address the obesity challenge, ultimately it is only the individual who can take the necessary steps to eat healthily, keep to a healthy weight … Continue reading
Posted in Childhood Obesity, Children, Health and Wellbeing, Obesity, Public Health Tagged Asset-Base Community Development, Careless Eating Costs Lives, childhood obesity, Department of Health, diet, EPODE, GP, health, healthy lifestyle, HENRY, Matt James, Obesity, pharmacists, The Wells Family Challenge Leave a comment
Obesity: an evolutionary by product?
As part of national obesity week 2020health is running a series of blogs building on the success of our recent report Careless eating costs lives. The blogs will cover various themes which speak to the obesity challenge the UK currently … Continue reading
Top 5 Worst Celebrity Diets to Avoid in 2015
In anticipation of our gaining a few pounds over the next few weeks, we are delighted that the BDA has done the ground work and highlighted the diets to avoid come the New Year urge to undo the damage. Here are the … Continue reading
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