New article published
Findings from the feasibility study at age 21-23 years have been published as part of an invited review of DASH

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Kings Logo.png DASH study findings presented at Kings College London
Ethnic differences in childhood overweight and blood pressure could present risks for diabetes and vascular disease in adulthood.

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GraphRacism.JPG DASH reports educational success despite racism and deprivation
Racism and deprivation is still a common experience for young people from ethnic minorities, yet despite this, high proportions are gaining a degree.

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Heron-logo-2014.jpg DASH participants report racism as a common experience
Earlier this year DASH researchers presented our findings on racism - what does this mean for mental health?

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Young People: Findings: Diet

Food Habbits: 5-a-day and breakfastBreakfast
We asked how often you ate breakfast (either at home or at a breakfast club). The graph to the right shows that boys were more likely to eat breakfast every day than girls.

Fruit and Vegetables
We also asked about how much fruit and veg you ate. Results were very similar for boys and girls as the graph shows. Approximately 27% of boys and girls said they ate 3 or more pieces of fruit a day, and about 30% said they ate three or more vegetable portions a day.




Fruit and vegetables by borough
The proportion of boys and girls reporting that they consumed 5 or more portions of fruit and vegetables per day ranged from 21% in Brent to 37% in Southwark