January 2016
All-Island Obesity Newsletter
Obesity in the News

Calls for calorie labels on alcoholic drinks to help fight obesity – The Independent

Children aged five eating own weight in sugar each year as parents urged to check products with free app- The Telegraph

Taxing fizzy drinks is not the way to burst our obesity bubble- Irish Independent

Healthy food labels 'are fueling the obesity crisis' – Daily Mail


'Fat but fit' counts for nothing scientists say - obesity is what drives early death- The Telegraph





We welcome and encourage your involvement in 2016 - If you would like to submit a piece on new research, a community event, campaign or organisational update please send to Laura Keaver at obesityforum@safefood.eu. As a guide keep to ~100 words, providing a link and picture where possible.

Our next obesity forum workshop will be held on the 14th June in Belfast so please do save this date.

Wishing you all a happy, healthy and productive new year!


Public Health England: Weight management services: national mapping

Public Health England: Chief Medical Officer annual report 2014: women’s health

Public Health England: Sporting Future- A New Strategy for an Active Nation



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