Do Older People Eat Well?

1 in 10 people over the age of 65 is malnourished or at risk of malnourishment a recent literature review looking at ways to ensure older people eat well tells us…
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Childhood obesity in Birmingham

Birmingham has the 311th highest rate of childhood obesity of 324 Local Authorities – one in four of our children is obese by the time they leave primary school.
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Food banks and Birmingham

The dramatic increase in prevalence of food banks is well documented.  Find Food Banks Brum list 7 in Birmingham; and counting…
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My formal ban on soft drinks, pop and fruit juices

Tap-water is next-to-nothing in cost and zero calories . . . An important new report says "there is evidence that sugars sweetened beverages should be consumed in minimal (i.e. infrequently and in small) amounts". And "there needs to be a...
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Thinking differently about obesity

Obesity is a complex issue.  So much so, that Public Health England identify over 100 factors that influence whether or not an individual is obese. So we thought it would be interesting to start a list of some different ways...
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Panel of Experts

We're delighted with the response we've had from eminent people to join our Panel of Experts. So far, the Panel is six-strong, and we're recruiting a few more people to join them.
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