Diet and Nutrition
Film about Sugar Intake
An interactive video about sugar intake, targeted towards children and teenagers.
Eat Well Guide
Interactive guide showing how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet.
Sugar Reduction and Obesity: 10 Things You Need to Know
A blog post summarising the human and financial cost of obesity, and progress that has been made with the sugar reduction pledge.
Calorie reduction in the food industry
An article reporting on the government's ambition to remove excess calories from junk foods.
Reducing Childhood Obesity
The childhood obesity plan (August 2016) sets out the action being taken to reduce childhood obesity, working with local communities, the food industry, schools and the NHS.
Public Health England Calorie Campaign
An update on an upcoming campaign, aiming to help people be more aware of and reduce how many calories they consume from the 3 main meals of the day, in particular when eating on the go.
Upselling and the obesity crisis
An article on 'upselling' high calorie food and its link to fuelling the obesity crisis.
Healthy eating courses referrals
An article about GP referrals to NHS cooking and exercise classes for overweight patients.
Plans to cut excess calorie consumption unveiled
Outlines the government's steps to reduce 20% of calories in popular foods by 2024 to tackle childhood obesity.
Public Health England publishes latest data on nation’s diet
New data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) detailing the state of the nation’s diet.