Obesity Action Scotland

Junk food advertising restrictions welcomed by Dental Faculty and Obesity Action Scotland

Junk food advertising restrictions welcomed by Dental Faculty and Obesity Action Scotland

The Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Obesity Action Scotland (OAS) have jointly welcomed the UK Government’s decision to introduce a post 9pm ban on advertising high fat sugar and salt (HFSS) food together with a number of online restrictions.

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Statement on Scotland’s Climate Assembly Recommendations for Action

Statement on Scotland’s Climate Assembly Recommendations for Action

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed the publication yesterday of the Scotland’s Climate Assembly Recommendations for Action.

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College President and Obesity Action Scotland welcome junk food ban

College President and Obesity Action Scotland welcome junk food ban

Professor Jackie Taylor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has welcomed the UK Government’s intention to ban junk food advertisements from pre-9pm watershed on TV and a total online ban.

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Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked? An update of the evidence

Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked? An update of the evidence

In June this year we reviewed evidence published throughout the COVID-19 pandemic that suggested a potential link between obesity and severity of COVID-19. Since then, evidence has continued to emerge, and while some limitations remain, it has become clear: there is an association between obesity, severity and worse outcomes from COVID-19.

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Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

Obesity Action Scotland – changing lifestyles under COVID-19

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard account.

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Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked?

Obesity and COVID-19: are they linked?

Our College has joined with Obesity Action Scotland to publish a joint briefing on the links between obesity and COVID-19. In this guest post, Obesity Action Scotland’s Christina Sabbagh gives the background.

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Energy is Rising

Energy is Rising

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard.

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