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Making obesity everybody's business: A whole systems approach to obesity

Local Government Association, Public Health England and the Association of Directors of Public Health Obesity, Overweight, weight Management, Children and Young People's Health Obesity is a complex problem with a large number of different but often i ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Attitudes to Obesity: Findings from the 2015 British Social Attitudes Survey

Curtice J. Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Attitudes, Body image, Body Mass Index, BMI This paper presents new findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence. Despite appreciating some of ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Changes in children's body mass index between 2006/7 and 2014/15

10.14655/11971-1036123 Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Excess weight, BMI, Deprived areas, Gender, Ethnicity Obesity prevalence shows a significant downward trend in both Reception boys and girls overall in the 2006/7 to 2014/15 period co ...

NDNS results from years 5 and 6 combined of the rolling programme for 2012 and 2013 to 2013 and 2014: report

Public Health England (PHE) and Food Standards Agency Diet, Nutrition, Overweight, Obesity, Child health, Sugar Content, Physical Activity. School, Diet, Eating habits, Fast Food, Takeaway, Unhealthy Food, Drink Results of the National Diet and Nutrition ...

Vitamin D and Health

10.14655/743983-1012668 The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), Public Health England (PHE) Vitamin D, Diet, Dietary Recommendations, Nutrient, Vitamin Deficiency, Food, Supplement SACN reviewed the evidence on vitamin D and health to see i ...

The Eatwell Guide

10.14655/743983-977316 Public Health England (PHE) Healthy eating, Eating habit, Diet, Nutrition, Food, Balanced diet The Eatwell Guide is a policy tool used to define government recommendations on eating healthily and achieving a balanced diet. Obesity R ...

What's in your Indian Takeaway?

10.14655/105129-927960 safefood Food preparation, Nutrition, Restaurant, Energy intake, Fast food, Diet, Fat content, Salt content, Obesity Eating food prepared outside of the home has become the norm for adults on the island of Ireland. On 24% of eating ...

Changes in children’s body mass index between 2006/07 and 2013/14 National Child Measurement Programme

10.14655/743983-927183 Public Health England (PHE) Child health, Body mass index (BMI), Overweight, Obesity This report is the sixth in a series of annual reports which use National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data to examine changes in children’s ...

Dental caries and obesity: their relationship in children

10.14655/743983-927163 Public Health England (PHE) Dental caries, Dental health, Decay, Obesity This evidence summary of dental caries and obesity: explores whether they are found in the same individuals and populations reviews and summarises what is curr ...

Sugar reduction: from evidence into action

10.14655/743983-920553 Public Health England (PHE) Sugar consumption, Obesity, Overweight, Dental health, Nutrition, Carbohydrates This document brings together the international evidence on interventions to help reduce the nation’s sugar consumption, as ...

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) non-diabetic hyperglycaemia

10.14655/743983-900691 Public Health England Pre diabetes, Glucose regulation Non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, also known as pre-diabetes or impaired glucose regulation, refers to raised blood glucose levels, but not in the diabetic range.  People with non-di ...

SACN Carbohydrates and Health Report

10.14655/743983-899083 Public Health England (PHE) Nutrition, Carbohydrate, Sugar, Fiber Carbohydrates are a major source of energy in the diet. Classified according to their chemistry, carbohydrates can be divided into sugars (monosaccharides and disacch ...

Change4Life: evidence review on physical activity in children

10.14655/743983-883839 Public Health England (PHE) Children, Attitude, Physical activity, Diet, Behaviour This rapid evidence review aims to identify relevant literature on the physiological, psychological, social, and behavioural outcomes of physical act ...

Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge

10.14655/743983-784129 Public Health England (PHE) Sugar intake in our diet In ‘Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge’, PHE is calling on charities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academics, businesses, retailers and consumers to work toget ...

Eating well: vegan infants and under-5s

First Steps Nutrition Trust Child nutrition, Food, Eating habits Eating well is essential for children in their early years. There is clear evidence that the first 1000 days of life (the 9 months of pregnancy and the first 2 years of life) are particularl ...

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer: Surveillance Volume, 2012: On the State of the Public’s Health

Chief Medical Officer (UK) Public health, Blindness, Deafness, Obesity, Overweight In this report, the Chief Medical Officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, looks at some of the big issues she identified in her last surveillance report. She has invited experts t ...

Obesity and disability- children and young people

10.14655/11971-745475 Gatineau, M., Public Health England (PHE) Obesity, Disability, disorder, Inequality, Illness This paper examines the evidence linking obesity and disability in children and young people. It looks at a range of impairments or health c ...

Obesity and the environment: regulating the growth of fast food outlets

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Obesity and the environment briefing: Increasing physical activity and active travel

10.14655/11971-655064 Public Health England (PHE) Obesity, Environment, Physical activity, Active travel This briefing has been written in conjunction with the Local Government Association (LGA). It is aimed at those who work in or represent local authori ...