Strong criticism of Childhood Obesity Strategy


The UK Government have launched new measures to curb childhood obesity which have been branded as “embarrassing” by food health experts. The plan centres on the food and drink industry voluntarily reducing sugar in its products whilst there is to be no reduction in the marketing and advertising of junk food. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Maintaining children’s healthy weight


With more and more children leaving primary school overweight or obese now is the time to act.

Identifying childhood obesity is difficult in the modern age, especially as 1 in 3 children leave primary school overweight or obese. Understanding how to help them get healthy can be even harder. Below are just a few everyday tips to help children get healthy: …to read the rest of this article click here »

One hour of exercise per day


Lancet study shows that just one hour of exercise can ‘offset’ the sedentary office job.

In the build up to the Olympics the Lancet was asked to analyse the data of over 1 million people to better understand the effects of physical activity. The research showed that the cost of being inactive is estimated to be $67.5bn per year. …to read the rest of this article click here »