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PE regarded similar to maths and English could tackle ‘obesity time-bomb’

Welsh Paralympic multi-gold medallist Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson has spoken of her desire for Wales to become pioneers in fighting the global obesity epidemic by making Physical Education (PE) a ‘core’ subject at school, alongside English, Welsh, mathematics and science. Baroness … Continue reading

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Australia’s obesity rates are on the rise

The UK and U.S. are two of the most obvious nations that spring to mind associated with the words: ‘obesity crisis’. However, there are numerous other countries in the developed world that are also apparently fighting a battle against the … Continue reading

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Calls for tax on fizzy drinks to ease UK obesity epidemic

Doctors have spoken out on ways that the UK obesity epidemic could be tackled as Brits continue to pile on the pounds. They are calling for fizzy drinks to be heavily taxed, the number of fast food outlets close by … Continue reading

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