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UK: many children will be ‘fat for life’


One in 10 children are obese when they start primary school at the age of four, shocking new figures have revealed by the Health and Social Care Information Centre And in the space of five years, childhood obesity rates double, with one in five children leaving primary school obese. Experts today warned that not enough is being done in schools to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic, urging the Government to increase compulsory physical activity levels.

[Lizzie Parry - Daily Mail, 3 March 2015.]


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