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Putting Children's Healthy Weight Centre Stage in 2021
Posted
November 2020
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Child Obesity
  Last autumn London’s Child Obesity Taskforce published Every Child a Healthy Weight: 10 Ambitions for the city’s children, containing 20 specific calls-to-action to the capital’s leaders.
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Everything is Connected
Posted
October 2020
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Child Obesity, Leadership
Everything is connected. So says Professor Corinna Hawkes, in a simple three word sentence - that pretty much explains everything -in the middle of a recent fabulous blog on her The Better Food Journe
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Letter to the Prime Minister regarding Child Obesity
Posted
July 2020
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Child Obesity
I sent this letter to the Prime Minister on 17 July 2020, ahead of his welcomed and anticipated-to-be-significant review of the National Obesity Strategy: Dear Prime Minister,   I hope this lette
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Mobilising Action - The Importance of Collaborations and Partnerships
Posted
June 2020
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Children, obesity, health, campaigning
First Publsihed on the London.gov website on 31 January 2020   Now that the dust has settled following the publication of 'Every Child a Healthy Weight'  I’ve taken a moment to reflect on
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Every Child a Healthy Weight
Posted
June 2020
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children, obesity, health
First published on the London.gov website 5 Setpember 2019   Eighteen months ago, I submitted my first job application in over 20 years.  It was a long shot, but one that I was surprise
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London Weighs in with Renewed Action on Child Obesity
Posted
February 2019
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Child Obesity
I became a food entrepreneur in my mid-thirties. The lightbulb moment, that trigger to do it, happened as I watched my daughter Ella grow up happily, ‘winning’ at her all-important journey towards
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Fizz Free February: A Campaign to Cut Sugar with a Recipe that Might Just Cut Through
Posted
February 2019
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Child Obesity
Lent was quite a big thing in my childhood and over the years I gave up everything, from crisps and sweetened breakfast cereals to, bizarrely, Dr Who. Sometimes my Lent restraints remained permanent,
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