Better Health Obesity Campaign 2022

Public Health England’s ‘Better Health’ campaign returns in January 2022 with positive and motivating messages for us to take action and improve our health. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO): Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. Most of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity[…]

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What is my Portion Size?

Portion sizes are directly related to our weight and health. Taller or more active people will require larger portions. Shorter or less active people will require smaller portions. There is no one size fits all when it comes to portion size or food type; it is therefore important to be[…]

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World Vegetarian Day

The benefits of eating vegetarian meals remain widely unrecognised. World Vegetarian Day provides the opportunity to increase awareness and have non-vegetarians also enjoy the benefits. The consumption of red and processed meats is linked to increased risks of cancer, cardiovascular diseases and premature death; whilst vegetarian diets are associated with[…]

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Med Steps Family Fun Day 19th May 2019

Health Promotion were delighted to form part of the Med Step circuit on the Family Fun challenge (19.5.19) in aid of Cancer Relief Gibraltar. More than 100 children had the opportunity to look at some health promotion materials, including the fat/sugar/salt content in certain foods, and discuss a few things[…]

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Make a swap when you next shop! (C4L Jan 2019)

The latest campaign from Change4Life aims to help parents see how making a few simple swaps to their everyday food and drinks can really make a difference. There is a surprisingly high amount of sugar in everyday food and drink products:

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National Vegetarian Week, 14 -20th May 2018

Many people have grown up in homes where meat is always on the menu, and the idea of having meal without meat seems strange. National vegetarian week, now celebrating its 26th year, is about exploring the easy and delicious ways to include more vegetarian meals in our diet.

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‘CHAMP’, 7th April 2018

Children, Healthy and Active! Multi Agency Programme CHAMP was launched on Saturday 7th April after over a year of intense planning and preparation by a group of professionals from various government departments in Gibraltar.

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