obesity

Time to clamp down on unhealthy advergames

Onkar Sahota  |  15 February 2015

Advertising junk food and drink directed at children will continue online without any hindrance. It is hard to believe. The Committee for Advertising Practice has come to the decision that more research is required before restrictions are placed in the advertising code to protect children from being targeted with unhealthy food online. It is very …

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Shrinking London’s waistline

Fiona Twycross AM  |  16 October 2014

This week the London Health Commission, established by the mayor and led by former Labour health minister Ara Darzi, published proposals for a ‘healthier, slimmer, fitter, city’. Beyond the most controversial of these proposals – on smoke free public spaces, which the mayor has already vetoed – are ideas for combating the threat of alcohol, …

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