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.

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