OUR NETWORK OF SUGAR SMART INITIATIVES
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.
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.
We tend to assume the more cake, the better, but new research from the University of Chester suggests that we might not want it as regularly as it is offered in most workplaces.
Rochdale’s Public Health team are not just rolling out the SUGAR SMART messaging across their borough, they’re living it themselves.
For many of us, the workplace is our home away from home. It's where we spend on average 34.5 hours a week, where we forge friendships, where we eat our lunch and drink countless cups of tea.
They may only have 12 employees, but size wasn’t going to stop Buzz Interactive, a small enterprise specialising in web and app development, from getting involved in the SUGAR SMART campaign.
Sugar levels in some well know chocolate bars have gone up over the past 25 years, despite companies pledging to reformulate their products.
Amy Bromfield works for the Healthy Workplace programme as part of the Public Health team in Cornwall which looks after staff health and wellbeing for workplaces across Cornwall and the isles of Scilly. We are delighted to welcome her as our first SUGAR SMART Workplaces Ambassador.
Earlier this year, the NHS Trust invested in their greatest asset – their 3000+ staff – by bringing in two new Staff Health and Wellbeing Leads.
Whether you are leading a local campaign, taking action as a participating setting, or an individual, take part in SUGAR SMART September using our free resources and sugar reduction challenge ideas.