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Childhood obesity

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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
24 Feb 2020

UK product profile

An assessment of the nutritional quality of approximately 50% of packaged foods and beverages sold in the UK in 2016 and their suitability to be marketed to children

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Childhood obesity

Drinks cabinet in a convenience store
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
20 Feb 2020

Making convenience stores healthier

Sharing what we’ve learnt from our local pilot in Southwark where we introduced small changes to nudge consumers towards healthier options.

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Childhood obesity

Young people outside chicken shop
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
10 Jan 2020

Learning from London’s Foodscape

We studied how the built environment shapes how young people eat, and explore the need for transforming transit stops and creating new civic spaces for young people.

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Childhood obesity

Boxes of healthy takeaway
Louise Luckhurst
Louise Luckhurst
Communications Manager (maternity leave)
Opinion
06 Jan 2020

Healthy takeaway and community cooking

We're exploring ways to make our food environments healthier for children and families.

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Childhood obesity

Girl on swing
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
13 Dec 2019

Collaborating for the future to improve children’s health

We're partnering and collaborating with food retailers and manufacturers to improve local food retail environments.

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Childhood obesity

People at outdoor market
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Reports
10 Dec 2019

Understanding Southwark’s food experience

Food systems and public life insight report

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Childhood obesity

Boy at school food counter
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
31 Oct 2019

How is our work on childhood obesity informing Government policy?

The evidence we've gathered on childhood obesity, alongside others from the sector, is supporting changes in policy.

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Childhood obesity

Teenagers socialising near a skate park
Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Policy
10 Oct 2019

Green paper on prevention response

Our response to the Department of Health and Social Care

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Childhood obesity

Mother and child crossing the street
Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Policy
10 Oct 2019

Childhood obesity inquiry response (October 2019)

Our response to the Health and Social Care Committee

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