Obesity in the UK
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Running on empty - Poverty in Ethiopia & Wales

Trailer for Running on Empty, by Save the Children UK and TVE. Running on Empty is the story of two young mothers, Asemu in Ethiopia and Dawn in Wales, who a...
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BBC News - Obesity rates

Reporter: Hywel Griffith, Shoot-Edit: Jack Garland. Broadcast on BBC Breakfast. Copyright BBC MMXII
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Hospitals treat more child obesity

Hospitals treat more child obesity | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
Doctors in England and Wales see a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for conditions linked to obesity.
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Families struggle to eat healthily amid rising food bills and shrinking budgets

Families struggle to eat healthily amid rising food bills and shrinking budgets | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
As more people are unable to afford food, experts are warning that Britain's nutritional recession is going to get worse
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'Fat tax' on unhealthy food must raise prices by 20% to have effect, says study

'Fat tax' on unhealthy food must raise prices by 20% to have effect, says study | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
Researchers say levy on junk food should be accompanied by subsidies for fruit and vegetables
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Absence of family dinners and obsession with fast food breeds obesity in Britain - Telegraph

Absence of family dinners and obsession with fast food breeds obesity in Britain - Telegraph | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
An absence of family dinners and an obsession with fast food have led to a culture of obesity in Britain that has given it the highest proportion of overweight poor people in Europe, a study has concluded.
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Government ads back healthy eating

Government ads back healthy eating | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
Government-backed TV adverts to promote healthier eating habits in England are to be screened for the first time later.
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People want to buy healthy, local food, survey shows - Press releases - Inside Government - GOV.UK

People want to buy healthy, local food, survey shows - Press releases - Inside Government - GOV.UK | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
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Cost of healthy living is rising

Cost of healthy living is rising | Obesity in the UK | Scoop.it
The cost of a healthy diet is rising with vegetables and mineral water prices on the up, official statistics show.
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