Following years campaigning, this month now we have lastly seen the discharge of a Childhood Weight problems Technique – and what a disappointment it was. The brand new technique, which has been watered all the way down to a ‘plan’, omits a blanket ban on junk meals promoting throughout household TV reveals and a ban on corporations utilizing cartoon characters in promoting. It additionally excludes a clampdown on multibuy promotions for unhealthy meals in supermarkets.

We firmly imagine that is an absolute catastrophe which can result in one other misplaced era of kids experiencing solely
pointless oral well being issues.

We’ll proceed to work with well being campaigners to get the required revisions made, for the advantage of everyone within the UK. Along with the Weight problems Technique, on this problem we focus on heightened dangers of poor oral well being for pancreatic most cancers and coronary heart illness, give recommendations on the way to lower down on sugar consumption, whereas we additionally focus on interdental cleansing following all of the latest
press protection surrounding the effectivity of flossing.

We even have a function article talking about our charity partnership with Mercy Ships – a relationship we actually worth and
hope can go from power to power.

Thanks in your continued assist and I hope to take pleasure in the remainder of this month’s Phrase of Mouth.

Obtain: Phrase of Mouth: August 2016