New partnership to help with weight issues

February 21, 2012

Source: Midwives Magazine

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Date of publication: 30th January, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Slimming World have come together in a new initiative aimed at supporting pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to maintain a healthy weight by eating well and taking moderate exercise during pregnancy and the post-natal period. 

Length of publication: 1 webpage. 


Improving access to healthy foods.

August 15, 2011

Title: Improving access to healthy foods.

Source: Local Government Improvement and Development.

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Date of publication: 4th August, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: A look at how some town planning departments are help to improve access to healthy food by promoting the use of local food growing sites.

Length of publication: 1 page.


Show your support for school cooking lessons.

July 7, 2011

Title: Show your support for school cooking lessons.

Source: Our Life.

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Date of publication: 16th June, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: An Early Day Motion, “EDM 1816: Practical Cooking Lessons in Schools”, has been tabled by MP Zac Goldsmith to ensure that mandatory cookery lessons remain part of the secondary school curriculum.   Our Life is calling upon all North West MPs to back this move as part of the battle against unhealthy eating in the UK, arguing that these lessons provide children with the opportunity to acquire valuable skills and knowledge with regard to healthy eating choices.

Length of publication: 1 page.