This page includes details of MEND’s very latest achievements, newest programmes and everything else we’ve been up to since June 2011.

26 Aug 2011
MEND statement on tackling the obesity epidemic following report in the Lancet

Harry MacMillan, Chief Executive of MEND, a social enterprise that works with the NHS to provide free healthy lifestyle programmes for families, comments on the Lancet report on the obesity epidemic.


19 Aug 2011
Diet book for kids is shocking says child health expert

Paul Sacher, a paediatric dietitian and co-founder of MEND, an organisation that provides free healthy lifestyle programmes for families, comments on the book ‘Maggie Goes on a Diet’ by Paul Kramer.


22 Jul 2011
New resource to dispel obesity myths

There are many commonly held myths around childhood obesity. MEND’s new audio-visual resource attempts to debunk just a few of them. This resource, produced with the support of the Big Lottery Fund, is useful for parents, healthcare professionals or other professionals working with children. You can access the obesity myth buster here


14 Jul 2011
Diane Abbott MP supports local families to get fit and healthy

Diane Abbott MP will visit kids and their parents who attend MEND 7-11 (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!) in Tower Hamlets to witness firsthand the healthy habits they learn on the programme.


04 Jul 2011
Kids missing out on physical activity

Children in England are still falling far short of the Government’s recommended 60 active minutes of physical activity per day, new research by MEND and Change4Life has revealed.


06 Jun 2011
MEND helps Tower Hamlets kids set hopscotch World Record

Children from four Tower Hamlets' schools teamed up with Bupa and MEND employees at the O2 today to set a new hopscotch Guinness World Record™.


 

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