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Download a copy of Dr A Hartlands and Jane Deville-Almond - pdfDiabetes Presentation

Please visit the Obesity News section where there are many useful articles - updated 1 October 2015


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CPPE press release on the launch of NICE's latest online learning tool on Obesity, developed by CPPE.

pdfNice's Latest Online Obesity Tool

Tackling the cause and effects of obesity
http://100days.local.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Tackling-the-causes-and-effects-of-obesity.pdf

Could a sugar tax help combat obesity?
http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h4047


Obesity now causes half a million cancers a year, worldwide
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/01/07/obesity-related-cancer.aspx

Neurologist speaks out about the importance of gut health for prevention and treatment of "Incurable Neurological Disorders"
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/05/17/gut-bacteria-brain-health.aspx


Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet 2015
http://www.hscic.gov.uk/catalogue/PUB16988/obes-phys-acti-diet-eng-2015.pdf

BOS Poster Competition 2015

pdfPress Release August 2015 

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Zoe Westwood enter two posters.  We felt that both were powerful and they are available for you to download for free and use:-

Winning Poster  -  jpgAre You Eating Your Feelings?

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General Advice


British Dietetic Association
• Advice on diet, food-related problems and treatment of conditions through diet.
• Tel: 0121 200 8080
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• Website: www.bda.uk.com

Food Standards Agency
• Independent government department to protect public health and consumer interests.
• Tel: 020 7276 8181
• Website: www.food.gov.uk

Food and Drink Federation
• Healthy eating and drinking advice for consumers.
• Tel: 020 7836 2460
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• Website: www.foodfitness.org.uk


Nutritionist Resources
Providing information and events and news.
Tel: 0844 803 0255
Website: www.nutritionist-resources.org.uk

 

Babies and Children


Breastfeeding Network
• An independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women.
• Supporter line: 0844 412 4664
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• Website: www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk


Health Conditions


Allergy UK
• Advice and information for people with allergies and their carers.
• Helpline: 01322 619 898
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• Website: www.allergyuk.org

Anaphylaxis Campaign
• Support and advice for people with potentially fatal food allergies.
• Tel: 01252 542 029
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• Website: www.anaphylaxis.org.uk

Asthma UK
• Comprehensive information about asthma, including food reactions.
• Helpline: 08457 010 203
• Website: www.asthma.org.uk

British Heart Foundation (BHF)
• Expert advice on eating your way to a healthy heart.
• Tel: 08450 708 070
• Website: www.bhf.org.uk

The Coeliac Society
• Provides support, research and campaigns on the condition.
• Website: www.coeliac.org.uk

Core
• Patient information on digestive disorders.
• Website: www.corecharity.org.uk

Diabetes UK
• Works on behalf of people with diabetes, their carers and health professionals.
• Tel: 0845 120 2960
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• Website: www.diabetes.org.uk

The IBS Network
Advice and support for individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, encouraging self-help
Tel: 0114 272 3253
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Website: www.ibsnetwork.org


National Osteoporosis Society
• Prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis advice through diet.
• Helpline: 0845 450 0230
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• Website: www.nos.org.uk


Food Choices


Food Ethics Council
• Challenges government, business and society to make choices that lead to better food and farming.
• Tel: 0845 345 8574
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• Website: www.foodethicscouncil.org

Meat Matters
• Nutritional and health information about meat, plus recipes, butcher search and cooking tips.
• Website: www.meatmatters.com

Soil Association
• Campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming.
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• Website: www.soilassociation.org

Vegetarian Society
• Vegetarian food facts, resources and recipes.
• Tel: 0161 925 2000
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• Website: www.vegsoc.org

Vegan Society
• Provides factsheets, nutrition and lifestyle information on veganism.
• Tel: 0121 523 1730
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• Website: www.vegansociety.com


Food Safety and Hygiene


Food Safety Authority of Northern Ireland
• Consumer advice on food storage, eating out and cooking processes.
• Tel: +44 353 1 817 1300
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• Website: www.fsai.ie

Food Standards Agency
• Independent and balanced advice on food safety.
• Helpline: 020 7276 8181
• Website: www.food.gov.uk


Specific Foods


British Cheese Board
• Educates on the nutritional aspects of cheese.
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• Website: www.britishcheese.com

British Egg Information Service
• Facts, figures and nutritional information on eggs.
• Website: www.britegg.co.uk

Canned Food Information Service
• Explains and informs about the canned food industry.
• Website: www.cannedfood.co.uk

Flour Advisory Bureau
• Recipes and facts on flour and bread as part of a balanced diet.
• Website: www.fabflour.co.uk

The Sugar Bureau
• Information on sugar and other carbohydrates as part of a balanced, healthy diet.
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• Website: www.sugar-bureau.co.uk

 Quinton Healthy
·  Quinton Isotonic and Hypertonic is a completely natural nutrition supplement  and has been used for over 100 years.
·  Website:     www.quintonhealthy.com
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Winning Poster

We are delighted to announce our winner Zoe Westwood for the BOS Poster competition...please read the article in Home page and download the poster!


Our mission

We want to change attitudes towards obesity; how its managed, how we can prevent it, and how society responds. These are big challenges. We'd like to encourage a degree of activism among people living with obesity.
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