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  • The biggest crisis in Britain? A review of the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy The biggest crisis in Britain? A review of the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

    The biggest crisis in Britain? A review of the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

The biggest crisis in Britain? A review of the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

Let me hit you with some shocking facts; according to a recent report by the National Childhood Measurement Programme, just over 20% of reception age children are overweight or obese. Even worse, this rises to just under 35% for Year 6 age children. Worried? We are too. Childhood obesity is creating sick children and even sicker adults. It’s increasing the number of children and adults with Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure and early cardiovascular disease, breathing problems like asthma, and heartbreakingly – causing social and psychological issues for our children such as bullying and low self-esteem. The […]
By |November 15th, 2016|child obesity|Comments Off on The biggest crisis in Britain? A review of the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy
  • Beware of false claims!
    #CLEANEATING #CLEANEATING

    #CLEANEATING

#CLEANEATING

Let me paint you a picture: young professional, mid-twenties, whips out her Tupperware in the office kitchen. Her co-workers glance surreptitiously over. “Oh, it’s just courgetti marinated with mango, avocado and mint,” she pipes up, “Really quick and easy. Leaves you feeling fab.” Forgive me for saying this but, if I was in that office kitchen, I would have to strongly resist the urge to chuck the #under200calories#eatclean#dairyfree#glutenfree #mybodyisatemple#yummy#lunch in her smug-looking face. Few things bug me more than people parading their edible virtuosity for all to see, automatically making me feel guilty for tucking into my peanut butter sandwich. […]
By |November 8th, 2016|Nutrition fads|Comments Off on #CLEANEATING