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Subject: Evaluation
Evaluation is about judging the value of an activity and assessing whether or not it has achieved what it set out to do. In health promotion, an evaluation determines the extent to which a programme has achieved its objectives, and will assess how different processes contributed to achieving these...
Subject: Obesity, BMI
A simple guide to the different methods that can be used to interpret BMI in children and young people.
This report provides a descriptive summary of tools to measure dietary intake and dietary behaviours - exploring the application, reliability and validity of the various tools.
Subject: Obesity, BMI
This Q and A style briefing paper provides an overview of the use of body mass index (BMI) for the measurement of obesity. BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in metres. It is one of the most commonly used ways of estimating whether a person is...
Carbohydrates are a major source of energy in the diet. Classified according to their chemistry, carbohydrates can be divided into sugars (monosaccharides and disaccharides), polyols, oligosaccharides (malto-oligosaccharides and non-digestible oligosaccharides) and polysaccharides (starch and non-...
There are a number of online tools published that help the user to perform calculations to make the case for investment in the promotion of physical activity and/or the prevention of obesity. This guide summarises the available online tools and provides advice on which tool to use in which...
This tool is designed to help public health professionals make an economic assessment of existing or planned weight management interventions. It will be useful to commissioners who wish to compare the costs of an intervention with potential cost savings it may produce. The tool has been developed...
The Trim Tots programme aims to prevent obesity and promote a healthy lifestyle in parents/carers and young children aged 1-5 years.  It has been designed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals including dietitians, paediatricians, exercise instructors and clinical psychologists to...
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Subject: Adult obesity
This is a brief document that uses information from the Health Survey of England 2006 cited in the paper "Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet, 2008" to provide an updated account of obesity in the East Midlands. This document presents figures on the prevalence of individuals in each...
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The National Obesity Observatory has produced a new report - National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset. The report highlights the usefulness of the NCMP for advancing our understanding of underweight, overweight and obesity in children. The report looks...

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