Tag: child obesity

News
There are fresh moves afoot to make energy drinks illegal for anyone under 16, as one school resorts to bag searches for caffeinated drinks and sugary snacks to...
News
A study into using so-called “nudge theory” to encourage parents to pack healthier lunches for primary school students will publish its findings this month. Funded by Public Health...
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Ministers have confirmed that funding from a tax on sugary soft drinks will continue to be ring-fenced for school sports until 2020. The government has plans to double...
Bulletin
Stamford Hill primary school in Tottenham, north London, has installed an edible playground as part of a countrywide initiative to combat childhood obesity. Raised beds will be installed...
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The government has said primary schools should provide at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day for pupils under a new strategy to tackle child obesity. The...
Experts
Schools must follow food standards and provide free meals to all infants. But dig into those standards and you’ll find odd combinations of ingredients. And what about the...
Experts
Lack of sleep among teenagers could be causing serious problems for their health and academic progression. But are schools part of their insomnia problems? Sleep problems among teenagers...