Big Issue: CHILD OBESITY
With childhood obesity on the rise, we look at the research behind the headlines, what can be done to reverse the trend, and the Government's obesity strategy.
With the Government’s obesity strategy leaving much to be desired, early years managers may have to take the matter into their own hands, reports Hannah Crown
In the final part of her series on the London Borough of Newham and Early Education’s 20-provider-strong Outdoors and Active programme, Julie Mountain rounds up...
New research, which ranks 38 countries for children’s physical activity, places England, Scotland and Wales among the worst.
A policy statement released by the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) recommends further reductions in the amount of time infants, toddlers and pre-school age...
Young children could be at greater risk of obesity if they do not get enough sleep, a study suggests.
The right fats and oils are essential components of a healthy diet, explains Mary Llewellin
In the first of a four-part series on Newham’s project exploring movement in twos and threes, Julie Mountain introduces its key aims and methods
Reception class teachers will receive new resources from Change4Life aimed at cutting the number of children who leave primary school overweight or obese.
We need to challenge young children's anxieties about body image, says nursery manager Kayleigh Hollingsworth
Less than 2 per cent of primary school children’s packed lunches meet standards for school meals, new research suggests.