Two hours a week is key dose of nature for health and wellbeing

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for.

Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood

Adults who had close contact with natural spaces during their childhood could have a better.

What happens when your picky eater becomes a teenager?

However, the few children who were persistent picky eaters, those who were less able to.

The grassroots revolution making it normal for children to ‘play out’ again

In the 1970s and 80s it was normal for children to ‘play out’ on the.

The influence of social media and children’s food intake

New University of Liverpool research, published in Pediatrics, highlights the negative influence that social media has.

Mindfulness could promote positive body image

Awareness of internal body signals can affect the way we see ourselves

Study from @RCPCHtweets explores health impacts of screen time for young people

There is not enough evidence to confirm that screen time is in itself harmful to child health at any age, making it impossible to recommend age appropriate time limits.

10 year olds in the UK have consumed 18 years’ worth of sugar

PHE launches new Change4Life campaign to help families cut back on sugar.

A mountain of evidence on air pollution’s harms to children

Associations identified between various fossil fuel combustion pollutants and multiple health effects in children in the context of assessing the benefits of air pollution and climate change policies.

Physical activity in the evening does not cause sleep problems

No excuses folks – Even after a tough day, exercising in the evening won’t affect your sleep. Go for a walk!