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Finding the balance between work and parenting

A large proportion of today’s families are constantly struggling to find the right balance between the need to work, to provide for their family as well as the demands and needs of being a parent, and managing the home side of things.

Many feel under pressure when (more…)

Obesity Society target sugary drinks in statement

A recent study published in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Paediatrics has indicated that sugary drinks may increase childhood obesity levels.

In response to the research, the (more…)

Southern county primary schools to offer healthy meals

Young pupils in Hampshire are looking forward to healthy, tasty school dinners, which will be introduced at the start of the new school year.

Among the new dishes that the primary school children will be (more…)

North East city leaders plan to tackle childhood obesity

Councillors in Sunderland have taken action to combat the high levels of child obesity in the city.

According to members of the City Council, regulations are (more…)

Consumption of fruit and veg falls in Britain

According to new figures from the Government the amount of fruit and vegetables consumed by British people has fallen to its lowest level in the last 20 years.

Although the recommended amount was (more…)

Top chef talks to school children about nutrition

Curtis Stone, a famous Australian chef, recently talked to pupils at a Sydney school about the importance of eating healthily.

The chef held cooking demonstrations with the pupils and spoke of (more…)

Doctors study paediatric sleep apnoea in UAE

Medical experts are initiating educational campaigns to tackle the problems caused by sleep apnoea in children in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The number of children suffering from the sleep disorder is (more…)

Government aims to give pupils healthy meals

Ministers have recently been outlining its plans to provide all children with free lunches for their first three school years.

The details include £150m being set aside for (more…)

School recognised at healthy eating awards night

A school in Warwickshire has taken first prize in a competition that rates the quality of nutritious choices available at public facilities.

The Heartbeat Awards are organised by local councils in combination with (more…)

WHO recommends cut to sugar in diets

New guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) will suggest that people halve their intake of sugar.

The organisation is expected to recommend that sugar constitute just (more…)

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