Bite Size: Breaking down the challenge of inner-city childhood obesity event Tuesday 27 February 2018
Our event on Tuesday 27 February 2018 launched our ground-breaking new report that delves into the challenges facing urban, deprived areas when tackling high levels of childhood obesity. It set out principles for anyone working to address the issue and highlight projects working with the hardest hit communities locally. Get involved in the conversation at #bitesizereport.
David Halpern of The Behavioural Insights Team reveals the subconscious behind food choices.
Chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver, Tim Smith of Tesco, journalist Rosie Boycott, Professor Kevin Fenton of Southwark Council, Liz Robinson of Surrey Square School and our Chief Executive Kieron Boyle debate how their sectors can tackle the issue.
Local projects share what it takes to make a difference on the ground.
Our child obesity programme and where we go from here.
Behind the scenes at our Bite Size event:
Our Chief Executive Kieron Boyle shares three key findings from our new report.
Jamie Oliver on working together to tackle child obesity.
Anna Taylor, Food Foundation on the issue through an inequality lens.
Tim Smith, Tesco on convening brands to encourage healthier diets.
David Halpern, Behavioural Insights Team on decisions on healthy eating.
Rosie Boycott on the prevalence of unhealthy food adverts.
Kevin Fenton, Southwark Council on facing child obesity head-on.
Our new report explores the evidence on behaviour change to understand what’s driving childhood obesity and why rates are highest in disadvantaged inner-city areas.