Over 24 million people commute to work each day in England and Wales – the majority of which are utilising largely non-active methods, such as cars, trains or buses. For many, this journey is synonymous with stress, frustration and anxiety. What is the impact on our health and wellbeing?
The aim of this campaign is to work with businesses to better improve the health of their community and ensure that local authorities have the powers they need to curtail business practices which may undermine the public’s health.
Since their introduction, almost 3,000 health trainers have supported more than half a million people to make positive lifestyle changes in areas such as smoking, physical activity, alcohol, diet and emotional issues.
We are calling for consumers to be made more aware of the practice of upselling high calorie products with raised levels of fat, salt or sugar that, when consumed excessively, are likely to cause people to gain weight