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Experts call for a ban on fizzy drinks at meal times

Nutrition experts are calling for fizzy drinks to be replaced by water at meal times, to help reduce levels of child obesity in the UK.

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Milk for all UK schoolchildren under new rules

New regulations have recently been published that include a ban on drinks that are full of sugar and limiting the availability of fruit juice in schools.

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New rules introduced for school meals

School dinners that are served in state institutions will change from January, 2015, according to new regulations for pupil’s mealtimes.

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Four small changes to make your kid’s diet healthier

Teaching your child to eat a nutritious diet is extremely important. What they eat will affect how healthy they are as a child and their development.

Numerous studies have shown that (more…)

Disney characters encourage children to increase activity

A collaboration between Disney and Change4Life will aim to motivate children to lead more active lives with a six week course.

The campaign, ‘10 Minute Shake Up’, will (more…)

Scottish pupils fight obesity with increased exercise

Students at schools in Edinburgh are tackling the increasing problem of child obesity with added Physical Education (PE) sessions.

The children in Scotland were recently reported as being (more…)

Nick Clegg responds to child obesity challenge of celebrity chef

Following a challenge issued by Jamie Oliver, the deputy prime minister responded by saying that he would like to talk to the chef about the child obesity crisis.

Nick Clegg was confronted by the issue during (more…)

US walking school bus fights child obesity

Pilot programmes are being introduced in neighbourhoods around the USA to tackle the problem of childhood obesity.

The ‘walking bus’ schemes aim to (more…)

Win a hamper of healthy snacks worth over £100

Here at fruit to suit we’re passionate about passion fruit, we’re nuts about nuts and we’re… raising our sights to some raisins… OK, that last one was a bit tenuous, but you get the idea. We like healthy food, and we know you do too. Therefore, to help us get the word out about fruit to suit to more health conscious people, we’re running a Twitter and Facebook competition where we’re giving away a great prize – a healthy hamper of snacks worth over £100.

The hamper will include such delights as dried fruits, fruit bars, cereal bars, flavoured raisins, apple crisps – everything you can see below in the photo.

Competition Prize

So how do I win this great prize, you’re asking yourself? Simple – all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to follow us on Twitter and reply to our competition Tweet, or like us on Facebook and share our Facebook post. You can enter on Twitter or Facebook, or you can enter on both and double your chances of winning!

After the closing date of midnight July 1st, we’ll choose a winner and announce them here, on Twitter and on Facebook – so make sure you’re following and watching!

Don’t forget, you can also tell your friends about this competition so they can enter too – if they win, they might just share the healthy hamper with you (after all, they can’t eat it ALL by themselves… can they?).

Best of luck!

Terms & Conditions

  • No purchase necessary. No third party or bulk entries will be accepted.
  • Under 16s need parental/guardian’s consent. This promotion is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland, excluding employees and their immediate families of fruit to suit, their agents and anyone professionally associated with them.
  • To enter the prize draw, Reply to our Competition Tweet and Follow Us on Twitter, or Like us on Facebook and Share our Facebook Post
  • Prize consists of a hamper of healthy snacks, to the value of £100
  • All entries into the competition must be received by 23.59 1st July 2014
  • The winner will be randomly selected from entrants by an independent party within 14 days of the closing date.
  • No cash or other alternative prizes are available, except that in the event of circumstances outside its control the promoter reserves the right to substitute similar alternatives of equal or greater value.
  • By entering this Promotion, all participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  • The winner will be announced on the fruit to suit Twitter account and via Facebook and they will be required to provide their details via DM on Twitter or via Message on Facebook to receive their prize.
  • Prize receivers may be required to take part in publicity. The winners’ name and county may be published on the fruit to suit website, Twitter and Facebook Page.
  • The promoter’s decisions regarding all promotional matters will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Coca-Cola launches anti-obesity campaign

A scheme to help cut obesity levels has recently been introduced by a popular soft drink manufacturer, which aims to provide sports coaching to families around the UK.

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