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  • 17Jul

    BMA report highlights importance of improving knowledge around healthy eating

    The British Medical Association (BMA) have published a report setting out the measures needed to help promote healthier diets among children and young people. It makes recommendations for the improvement of promotion of healthy behaviours including: improving knowledge and attitudes towards healthy eating; the limitation of unhealthy cues and promotion of unhealthy food and drink;…

  • 27Aug

    Change4Life encourages families to make a ‘Smart Restart’ to the new school year

    A new Change4Life campaign that aims to help families introduce healthy changes to their school-time routines is launched by Public Health England. The ‘Smart Restart’ campaign will encourage families to capitalise on the fresh start presented by the new school year as an opportunity to establish healthier habits – such as walking to school, incorporating short…

  • 11Jan

    New ‘Be Food Smart’ campaign launched

    A  new campaign exposing the ‘hidden nasties’ in everyday foods and helping people to be ‘food smart’ is launched this week by Public Health Minister Anna Soubry. Graphic new advertising from Change4Life reveals a shocking 17 sugar cubes in a bottle of cola and more than a wine glass of fat in a large pizza. The…

  • 5Oct

    Health Literacy and Healthy Eating Seminar

    The Health Literacy Group UK invites you to join them for this one-day seminar where they will focus on the contribution of Health Literacy to a healthier life style. Health literacy is defined as ‘the cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand, and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health’. At the seminar, Health Literacy UK will report on two ongoing research projects; Literacy, Numeracy and Obesity and New Vital Sign: Health Literacy and alcohol. The event takes place 15 November 2012.

  • 9Aug

    Event: Health Literacy and Healthy Eating

    The Health Literacy Group UK invites you to join them for this one-day seminar with a focus on the contribution of Health Literacy to a healthier life style. Health literacy is defined as ‘the cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand, and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health’. At the seminar they will report on two ongoing research projects: Literacy, Numeracy and Obesity and New Vital Sign: Health Literacy and alcohol.

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