World Obesity Day 2020 seems like a lifetime ago. The months in between have been especially difficult for people living with obesity. With World Obesity Day 2021 approaching on the 4th March, we want to draw your attention to the Global Obesity Forum Declaration on Obesity and COVID-19.Continue reading “Global Obesity Forum Declaration: Obesity and the response to COVID-19”
Make healthy school meals free for all children in poverty, says parents in new Children’s Food Campaign and Food Active research.
As millions more children return to school this week, research with over 750 parents across the UK shows overwhelming support for the Government extending free school meals to all children in poverty, following their experiences of feeding children during lockdown.Continue reading “Covid-19 and Children’s Food: Parents’ Priorities for Building Back Better”
Key messages from Professor Rachel Batterham’s article published in the Times RedBox on 15th July. You can read Rachel’s article here.Continue reading “An effective strategic approach to obesity must recognise obesity as a disease”
A recently published OEN UK authored comment article, published online by the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, puts forward a call to action in response to the experiences of people living with obesity in the face of COVID-19.Continue reading “Obesity and COVID-19: A Call for Action from People Living with Obesity”
As the UK starts to move towards the “New Normal”, we struggle to think what this will look like in reality and specifically what it will mean to people living with obesity.Continue reading “If Obesity Surgery can change lives and save our Covid 19 strapped NHS, why isn’t it happening?”