Tag: obesity

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Will displaying ‘exercise calories’ on food packaging tackle obesity in Salford?

New research has shown that displaying how much exercise people need to do in order to burn off calories, could […]

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Salford fitness group helping to tackle obesity and mental health crisis

A fitness group in Salford, U-First Fitness society is changing the lives of its members with its community led approach to tackling obesity.

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“More children are on the bigger side”- Salford’s child obesity is on the rise

A dance teacher has welcomed efforts to get children active in Salford where child obesity is above average and still rising. […]

Tackling obesity in Salford over Christmas

Tackling obesity in Salford over Christmas

An average person will put on 0.5kg-1kg of weight on over Christmas but groups in Salford are fighting back to tackle the problem and reduce obesity.

Healthy lifestyle project tackling obesity in three worst areas of Salford

Healthy lifestyle project tackling obesity in three worst areas of Salford

Salford Primary Care Together, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Salford Red Devils Foundation have joined forces to tackle obesity. This activity-based programme […]