Five levers on our food system

Birmingham spends some £3.4bn every year on food and drink, yet the cost of obesity to the city has been estimated to be £2.6bn, with a further £448M being spent here on dealing with alcohol related harm.
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Local approaches to childhood obesity

Local Authorities are employing varied and innovative approaches to tackle childhood obesity.  Some of these are outlined in a new report by the Local Government Association, Healthy Weight, Healthy Futures.
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Sugar tax?

The notion of a sugar tax has undoubtedly had impact. But how feasible is such a tax, and what effect would it have? Lawyer Jessica Burt recently wrote a Guardian article A sugar tax won’t work. And here’s why. Following on...
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