Childhood Obesity

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Children consuming 18 years worth of sugar by the time they’re 10
Children have exceeded the recommended sugar intake of an 18-year-old by the time they reach 10, Public Health England (PHE) says.…
Oral health
What you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Fluoridation of water…
Dentistry
What you’ve missed this week
Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days… Dentistry to take…
Dentistry
Fast food outlets targeting the poorest areas in England
The poorest areas in England are fast food hotspots, according to the latest figures from Public Health England (PHE). The…
Oral health
Government announces new plans to halve childhood obesity by 2030
The Government is banning unhealthy foods from being displayed at checkouts or included in buy-one-get-one-free deals. New measures announced by Health and…
Oral health
Pressure builds on Government over sugar
Stronger action is required if the nation is to tackle the childhood obesity and tooth decay crisis, Michael Watson says.…
Blog
PHE announces new plans to help reduce excess calorie consumption
Public Health England (PHE) has announced new plans to help cut calorie intake and reduce childhood and adult obesity. The…
Oral health
Action on Sugar calls for 20% sugar tax on all confectionary
Action on Sugar is calling for a 20% sugar tax on all confectionary and a ban on confectionary price promotions. The calls have…
Oral health
Government’s war against childhood obesity
Dental practices and teams need support and funding to take the oral health message out from the dental practice, Michael…
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