SUGAR SMART NEWCASTLE
SUGAR SMART Newcastle aims to tackle high sugar consumption at population level. It is multi-pronged approach involving a wide variety of settings and sectors who working together can contribute to long term change.
The key message of the Newcastle Sugar Smart campaign are:
- Reduce the frequency of sugar intake
- Keep sugary foods and drinks as part of a meal
- Reduce the amount of sugar consumed every day
The Newcastle Sugar Smart group is a multi-agency partnership whose members represent the NHS, universities, local authority, voluntary sector, leisure providers, school caterers and workplaces. The group has developed an 11 strand settings based action plan which outlines, how collectively the city can work together to reduce the amount of sugar the residents of Newcastle are consuming.
THE SUGAR SMART NEWCASTLE LAUNCH
SUGAR SMART Newcastle launched on Wednesday 14th November at the Beacon Centre, with an impressive partnership of settings, businesses and groups from across the city joining up to tackle the impacts of sugar overconsumption on their local communities. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE