Fat Britain: Tackling the obesity epidemic – what’s the solution?
Posted by: Sue Atkins
Obesity rates in Britain are soaring with nearly a quarter of adults now classed as clinically obese.
Despite Government warnings that we are turning into a nation of couch potatoes and risking obesity-related illnesses such as heart disease and cancer, our waistlines keep growing.
But what can be done to tackle the obesity health timebomb? We take a look at the statistics, the causes and what we need to do as a nation to fight the flab.