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In the UK, despite a world-renowned public health system, being healthy can be difficult for some. The COVID-19 lockdown hasn’t helped, as a lack of physical movement, school closures and limited access to healthy snacks has led to children gaining weight even faster, as highlighted in a recent article in The Times. Childhood obesity is a genuine concern, and industry has been working to support actions that empower families and communities to live healthier lives.

Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK brings together a coalition of members from The Consumer Goods Forum’s global Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action alongside key local stakeholders – including public health authorities, academics, local actors and government figures – to drive behavioural change and positively impact consumer health in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.

Read the full blog post by Sharon Bligh, Healthier Lives Director at The Consumer Goods Forum.