Tag Archives: UK Health Forum

Advertising ranked top priority for tackling obesity

Restricting advertising of unhealthy foods to children has been ranked as the number one measure the UK Government could take to create a healthier food environment. Reducing kids’ exposure to the promotion of foods high in fat, sugar and salt topped the list of priorities in a new Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI), compiled by…
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Obese could become the new normal

Almost 700,000 new cases of cancer linked to being overweight or obese could be diagnosed in the UK during the next 20 years, according to a new report. The report, from Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum, predicts that three in four adults will be overweight or obese by 2035, with more people…
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall backs new food alliance

HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL and a number of key national organisations from health, environment, social justice, animal welfare, development, faith and consumer sectors have launched a new alliance to promote the idea that eating ‘less and better’ meat is fairer, greener and healthier for people and the planet.                  …
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