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NHS reforms: Warwick Medical School experts comment on addressing obesity

Reforms to the NHS and social care announced today aim to tackle health inequalities by addressing issues such as obesity. Experts from Warwick Medical School and the Warwick Obesity Network, which develops evidence-based policy and practitioner briefs supporting a new national strategy against obesity, comment

Thu 11 Feb 2021, 13:40 | Tags: WMS, obesity, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

Tesco shareholders seek to force vote on tackling obesity - expert comment

A group of Tesco investors will force a vote at this year's AGM calling on the supermarket to do more to tackle obesity by increasing the proportion of healthy foods it sells. Dr Thijs van Rens, expert in the economics of food and obesity, comments.

Wed 10 Feb 2021, 09:24 | Tags: Economics, obesity, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, diet, CAGE

Professor Elizabeth Dowler on the banning of online junk food adverts

Professor Elizabeth Dowler, expert in food and nutrition, discusses the new rules targeting junk food adverts for children which have resulted in the banning of the first online adverts.

Wed 04 Jul 2018, 10:21 | Tags: Children, Health, obesity, wellbeing, Sociology, Food

Banning super-size chocolate in hospitals good public health move

Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, an expert in public heath from the University of Warwick, comments on the removal of super-size snacks from NHS hospitals.

Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:09 | Tags: WMS, Health, diabetes, obesity, wellbeing

More and more people are gaining more and more weight. Dr William Tigbe explains why obesity is a problem.

On World Obesity Day, Dr William Tigbe comments on the personal, social and medical costs of weight gain.

Wed 11 Oct 2017, 09:51 | Tags: WMS, Health, obesity

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