Action on Sugar - Public Health EnglandAction on Sugar - Public Health England
RNutr Holly Gabriel
RNutr Mhairi Brown
Holly and Mhairi discuss Public Health England
In this week's episode Holly and Mhairi discuss Public Health England and its upcoming disbandment.
Holly studied Public Health Nutrition at Cardiff Metropolitan University and has since worked in several areas of nutrition including as a Child Weight Management Nutritionist and Programme Co-ordinator for healthy weight services for young people across London. More recently Holly has worked as a Nutritionist for Waitrose working within the Technical and Corporate Responsibility team.
Holly joined the Action on Sugar team in May 2018 and is responsible for driving all Action on Sugar priorities to ensure the government commits to an evidenced-based obesity strategy and that it is implemented effectively. Holly also project manages Sugar Awareness Week and is a media spokesperson
Mhairi is responsible for developing the influence and profile of Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, to gain impact with Parliament, policy and decision makers. Mhairi is also Programme Manager for our international arm, World Action on Salt, Sugar and Health. Having studied for a BSc in Chemistry with Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, Mhairi completed a Masters in International Public Health Nutrition at the University of Westminster. She is a visiting lecturer on nutrition policy at several UK universities and is also a Trustee of the Association for Nutrition.
Action on Sugar is a group of specialists concerned with sugar and its effects on health. It is successfully working to reach a consensus with the food industry and Government over the harmful effects of a high sugar diet, and bring about a reduction in the amount of sugar in processed foods.
Action on Salt is a group of specialists concerned with salt and its effects on health. We are successfully working to reach a consensus with the food industry and government over the harmful effects of a high salt diet, and bring about a reduction in the amount of salt in processed foods as well as salt added to cooking, and the table. Action on Salt is supported by 22 expert scientific members.
RNutr Holly Gabriel; Katharine Jenner;
Holly is joined by Katharine Jenner, Campaign Director for Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, and they discuss calorie labeling in cafes and restaurants
RNutr Mhairi Brown ; Dr RNutr Kawther Hashem;
Mhairi is joined by Dr Kawther Hashem, Campaign Lead for Action on Sugar, and they discuss price and location promotions of unhealthy food and drink.
Professor Giles Yeo; Dr. Prof. Dorothea Portius;
On Thursday the 25th of February 2021, Dr. Giles Yeo and Prof. Dr. Dorothea Porteus had an online chat together about Obesity. This conversation helped spark a wider conversation about Obesity.
Chris explores how it feels to realise you are obese and at risk, or in his own "words", when you find out you are the elephant in the room...
This is the first in a series of patient/clinician interviews about obesity, how they came to live with obesitiy, what support they had and now have, and what the highs and lows have been.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi
As part of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar for World Obesity Day for 2022, we recorded Karrie-Anne recounting her experiences of weight stigma with Prof. Sadaf Farooqi. This is an abridged recording of her experiences, used in the broadcast on the day.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi
As part of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar for World Obesity Day for 2022, we recorded Karrie-Anne recounting her experiences of weight stigma with Prof. Sadaf Farooqi. This is a longer recording of her experiences, that includes far more Karrie-Anne's story than we could manage to broadcast on the day.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi; Professor Rachel Batterham; Dr Stuart Flint; Dr Mars Skae; Billy White;
On World Obesity Day 2022 we supported the delivery of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar "Stand Up oto Weight Stigma", this is the full on demand recording of that webinar.