Tagged: Responsibility Deal

Government calls time on obesity

A bid to slash five billion calories off the nation’s daily diet was set out as part of the Government’s ambitious new plan to tackle obesity by the Department of Health today. The obesity Call to Action announces a new … Read more → – Government calls time on obesity

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McDonald’s starts to count the calories

On Wednesday this week, McDonald’s will introduce calorie information to all of its menus throughout all of its 1,200 UK restaurants, the Department of Health announced today.  People will now be able to see at a glance how many calories … Read more → – McDonald’s starts to count the calories

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Alcohol statistics released

The North West Public Health Observatory has published statistics on hospital admissions related to alcohol, which show that the number of admissions has increased by 25 per cent over the last five years. In response, Public Health Minister Anne Milton … Read more → – Alcohol statistics released

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Lancet publishes series of obesity articles

The Lancet has published a series of articles on obesity which suggest that 40 per cent of adults could be obese by 2030 if current trends continue. In response, Health Minister Anne Milton said: “We will be saying more about … Read more → – Lancet publishes series of obesity articles

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