Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 25

Childhood Obesity Strategy: Not a magic bullet; may be missing a trick

Childhood obesity infographic

Last week the Government launched its long-awaited Childhood Obesity Strategy.  Cue MPs on both sides of the house dismissing the strategy as ineffective, and social media trolls decrying the role of the nanny state and demanding that parents take responsibility for removing junk from their child’s diet, or risk their offspring being taken into care. I …

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