Sugar Smart Ambassador Training - Cranbrook

Tuesday  26 June  2018  1:00 PM    Tuesday  26 June  2018 3:00 PM
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Last update 27/06/2018

Sugar Smart is launching in Cranbrook! 

If you are passionate about food, nutrition and healthy eating, this event is for you.

We are providing free training to equip volunteers to go out and encourage Sugar Smart action.  High intakes of sugar are having a significant impact on our health and our food environment does not make it easy for individuals to change.  We want to see a healthier food environment in Devon which makes the healthy choice the easy choice. 

This means organisations pledging to take actions such as removing price promotions on sugary foods, providing healthy options, banning advertisements for high sugar foods and raising awareness of sugar.  We are particularly keen to work with leisure centres and hospitals, but want to see action across Devon in all kinds of food outlets and organisations.  This is where we need your help!  Can you encourage some Sugar Smart action in your local area or networks?

Lots of small steps can make one big difference to the health of Devon's residents!

For more information, email

Why become an ambassador?

  •  Get support to make a difference to your local food environment and help people make healthy choices
  •  Join a network of people interested in improving local food
  •  Gain knowledge, resources and support to champion Sugar Smart actions within organisations
  •  Free Sugar Smart training —we only ask for some commitment to champion Sugar Smart action however you feel able

What do we expect from Sugar Smart ambassadors?

  •  Enthusiasm and passion to encourage healthy eating habits which are realistic for individuals and a healthier food environment which supports these healthy choices.
  •  Commitment to champion Sugar Smart activity over the next 6 months. This could include talking to local organisations to encourage them to be Sugar Smart, running Sugar Smart events or raising awareness of the impact of excessive sugar consumption in the local community.
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