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A new award scheme encouraging local food businesses to make their catering healthier and more sustainable is launching on 23 May in a bid to help tackle the city’s obesity crisis.

Bristol City Council has teamed up with the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and other local organisations, including the Bristol Sport Foundation and the University West of England (UWE Bristol), to become more Sugar Smart.

Research has found pre-school children whose parents considered them to be ‘picky eaters’ ate less dietary fibre, and were 30 per cent more likely to be constipated than those who were ‘never choosy’.

People have evolved to have subconscious urges to over-eat, and limited ability to avoid becoming obese, especially in winter, a study by the Universities of Bristol and Exeter has found.

Reducing toddlers’ portion sizes or number of eating occasions could potentially help to target weight gain in later life, according to new research from the University of Bristol and University College London (UCL).

New research from Children of the 90s shows that the weight gain of infants given cow’s milk as a main drink in place of breast or formula milk before 12 months of age may be greater than that of breastfed infants.

Use of low energy sweeteners in place of sugar, in children and adults, leads to reduced calorie intake and body weight – and possibly also when comparing these beverages to water – according to a review led by researchers at the University of Bristo...

Residents in Bristol are being offered a helping hand to shape up this September with the launch of a new pharmacy weight loss campaign. In Bristol almost 58 per cent of men, and over half the population, are overweight or obese which can lead to long te...

The aim of Kitchen on Prescription is to create a 'socially prescribed' healthcare intervention that enables healthcare professionals to refer people with a long term condition to a motivational healthy eating cooking course.

The winners of this year’s Bristol Healthy School Awards were announced at a special gala dinner on Saturday 9 May. Hundreds of pupils from schools across the city applied to this year’s awards, with hopefuls competing to become the Young Chef, Baker or...

Eight Bristol schools are the first to receive the new Mayor’s Healthy Schools Award, to celebrate schools that consistently demonstrate high standards in helping pupils understand how to improve their health and wellbeing.

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