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WCRF NOURISHING framework to promote healthy diets & reduce obesity updated

WCRF NOURISHING framework to promote healthy diets & reduce obesity updated

Food for thought: promoting healthy diets among children and young people

Food for thought: promoting healthy diets among children and young people

NICE quality standard - Obesity: prevention and lifestyle weight management in children and young people

NICE quality standard - Obesity: prevention and lifestyle weight management in children and young people

SACN Carbohydrates and Health Report

SACN Carbohydrates and Health Report

Local area walking and cycling in England: 2013 to 2014

Local area walking and cycling in England: 2013 to 2014

Change4Life evidence review published July 2015

This rapid evidence review aims to identify relevant literature on the physiological, psychological, social, and behavioural outcomes of physical activity participation among children aged 5 to 11 years, and provide an indication of the strength of the evidence for each outcome.

Child Measurement Programme for Wales Report 2013/2014

This third report of the Child Measurement Programme (CMP) for Wales contains the findings of the programme of child measurements carried out in primary schools in Wales during the academic year 2013/14, with children attending reception class (aged 4-5). For more details and the full report click here

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet - England, 2015

This annual statistical report published by the Health & Social Care Information Centre presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources. The topics covered include overweight and obesity prevalence among adults and children; physical activity levels among adults and children, trends in purchases and consumption of food and drink and energy intake; and health outcomes of being overweight or obese.

Child obesity slide set updated January 2015

PowerPoint slides presenting key data and information on child obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. These can be used freely with acknowledgement to Public Health England.

2013 Health Survey for England published

The latest findings from the Health Survey for England 2013 have been reported. For more information and to download the associated documents please click here: 2013 Health Survey for England report