Food Active (@food_active )

Food Active

Bio 📣Food Active is a programme of work advocating for measures & action to promote healthy weight, regionally and nationally.
Location UK
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Account created 27-09-2013 12:52:01
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Twitter Web App : Pleasure to be here in Swindon today on behalf of Food Active and hear about all the excellent work being undertaken to promote healthy weight. twitter.com/healthwatchswi…

Twitter Web App : Since 2000, the proportion of overweight children has doubled globally, as ‘cheap calories’ from fatty and sugary foods overwhelm communities.

Why are healthy diets becoming more expensive while unhealthy diets are becoming cheaper? We need action #ForEveryChild.

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Twitter Web App : Fantastic to see the launch of Bite Back 2030 with a brilliant social experiment exploring how the food & drink industry use marketing and advertising to influence our intentions to purchase.

Is sport also guilty of promoting #JunkFood and Sugary Drinks?

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Twitter Web App : We couldn't agree more with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall!

Refilling your #GULP water bottles with free tap water instead of buying sugary drinks is a great way to reducing our use of #singleuse plastics, save money and reduce the risk of #toothdecay, #obesity and #type2diabetes! twitter.com/HughFW/status/…

Twitter Web Client : Every child on the planet has the right to nutritious, healthy food but a staggering 1 in 3 children today are either undernourished or overweight.

New UNICEF 'The State of the World’s Children 2019' report ⬇️ ⬇️ shar.es/aXT4W9

Twitter Web App : That’s over 200m children under five who aren’t growing well. Without a healthy diet, they may face challenges with development, making it harder to learn at school and thrive throughout life.

Futures are at stake and the solution is clear: #ForEveryChild, nutritious food.

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Twitter Web App : The advertising of high #sugar drinks is to be banned in Signapore under new proposals, in an effort to combat rising rates of diabetes #GiveUpLovingPop independent.co.uk/life-style/foo…

Twitter Web App : We submitted our evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee #ChildhoodObesity Inquiry today to review progress made by the Government on tackling #obesity and outline what further actions we think are necessary.

Today is your last chance to share your views - don't miss out! ⬇️ ⬇️ twitter.com/CommonsHealth/…

Twitter Web App : Unacceptable that those living in the poorest areas suffer far higher levels of obesity than those living in the most affluent areas. In fact, more than double! twitter.com/NHSDigital/sta…

Twitter Web App : We want every child to grow up healthy & happy. The latest figures on obesity amongst primary age children, published today, should act as a rallying call for every single one of us to redouble efforts in creating a much healthier environment digital.nhs.uk/data-and-infor…

Twitter Web App : How the KP cricket sponsorship debacle highlights the need for system leadership across the board - views from Food Actives Lead Director of Public Health Matt Ashton and our Executive Director, Matthew Philpott

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Twitter Web App : "There is no magic bullet so many actions across industry and the public sector, each with a small impact, will be necessary to reverse the rise in obesity."

Solving obesity is everybody's business! twitter.com/UKAMREnvoy/sta…

Twitter Web App : "Currently the playing field is not level – it is too easy to make money from selling unhealthy food & too hard to make money from selling healthy food" says chief medic in today's #childhoodobesity report calling for VAT system to support healthier diets sustainweb.org/news/oct19_cmo/

Android : When eating out with your child or a child in your care, do you find there is little choice in the way of healthier drink options? If youre a parent, grandparent or carer/guardian in the UK - share your views & experiences in Food Active’s quick survey! bit.ly/2HmlqUp

Android : When eating out with your child or a child in your care, do you find there is little choice in the way of healthier drink options? If youre a parent, grandparent or carer/guardian in the UK - share your views & experiences in Food Active’s quick survey! bit.ly/2HmlqUp