Obesity crisis

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Chair of the National Obesity Forum: ‘We are all eating far too much’

Chair of the National Obesity Forum: ‘We are all eating far too much’

Chair of the National Obesity Forum: ‘We are all eating far too much’

Chair of the National Obesity Forum, Tam Fry has said he is “not happy” about the rise in takeaway outlets and that “essentially we are eating far too much”.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Pizza

Dan Wootton on obesity: 'If you want to eat a big pizza, you'll just order two'

Dan Wootton on obesity: 'If you want to eat a big pizza, you'll just order two'

The talkRADIO presenter revealed he has struggled with his weight over the last 20 years, and claimed Public Health England's proposal to limit the calorie count in foods will not help tackle the obesity crisis.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

There are double the amount of severely obese children in Year 6 as there are in reception class

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

Theresa May's government recently dropped proposals to withdraw benefits from obese people who refuse to get help

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Doctors prompting patients to tackle their weight can be the push they need', says University of Oxford

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital, says Oxford professor

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital - Oxford professor

GPs are being urged to let their patients know about the options available to them on the NHS to help them lose weight, to tackle the obesity crisis