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SUGAR SMART September gets to work

For the second year in a row, SUGAR SMART September ran a UK wide campaign with businesses, schools, organisations, families and individuals taking part to reduce their sugar consumption.

English cricket falls for KP Snacks junk food marketing spin

Cricket players will be dressed in kits promoting high fat, salt and sugary snacks including Butterkist, McCoys and Hula Hoops when they take to the crease in July 2020 for English Cricket's new game The Hundred. Children's Food Campaign responds.

Scots are drinking less sugary drinks

Consumption of sugary drinks has fallen by 20% between 2016 - 2018.

London's City Hall Leading the Way with Healthy Food, Inside and Out

As all great advocates know, you need to be the change you want to see, and the Mayor of London’s Health team is doing just that by not only extolling the virtues of health externally, but living those changes too.

Southwark commits to 50 drinking fountains

In a bid to prevent plastic pollution and increase access to healthier options, Southwark is committing to install 10 more drinking water fountains in the next three years. 

50 Fountains Challenge launched to help fight plastic pollution

City to Sea and Sustain are launching the 50 Fountains Challenge – calling on local areas to provide 50 working public drinking fountains to help prevent plastic pollution and tackle child obesity. The challenge is backed by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Melissa Hemsley and environmental & health groups including the British Dietetic Association and British Dental Association. 

'Disappointing lack of progress' with sugar reduction say dietitians

Sustain member the British Dietetic Association (BDA) is disappointment at lack of progress with sugar reduction programme following a recent report.

Soft drinks industry levy is champion of sugar reduction programme

Public Health England's latest report reveals a dramatic sugar reduction in soft drinks, whilst other food categories remain significantly behind targets. Children's Food Campaign responds.

How to Crack Workplace Cake Culture

Lou Walker, the Health Coach whose new research found workplaces want cake once a week or less, takes us through her suggestions for rethinking office cake culture, based on her research findings.

Housing Group lays a solid foundation for SUGAR SMART

Construction sites aren’t typically known for promoting healthier food choices but Ocean Housing group in Cornwall decided to change all that when they signed up their 230-employee workplace to go SUGAR SMART in 2018.

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