How healthy behaviour supports children’s wellbeing

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The content of this briefing draws on: 1) an analysis of how the UK compares internationally on key indicators of health behaviour and wellbeing among children 2) key themes from a secondary analysis of existing datasets focused specifically on children aged 7 and young people aged 10 to 15 to explore associations and predictors of wellbeing 3) a complementary academic literature search that examined associations between the behaviours of healthy eating (including eating breakfast), physical activity and reducing screen time, and the following outcomes: concentration, social relationships, truancy and wellbeing among children under the age of 11


Young People and Well Being