This report sets out the evidence on children’s calorie consumption and the details of the calorie reduction programme.

In terms of the evidence the report includes details of:

•recommendations around calorie intakes, sources of calories and reported levels of intake
•calculated estimates for daily energy intakes and excess calories consumed by children and adults
•evidence on reformulation and portion size reduction; and public perceptions and attitudes to calories
•estimated health economic benefits of a calorie reduction programme

For the calorie reduction programme, the reports sets out:

•the overall ambition and structure of the programme
•the food categories included
•suggested mechanisms for action
•timeline and next steps for PHE

About this dataset

Last Update
Created 5 years ago, updated 3 years ago
Geographic Coverage England