Charity issues fresh warning of Scottish obesity crisis



More than 8,000 children a year have been starting school overweight or obese in Scotland over the past decade it has emerged.
The Scottish Government is now facing fresh calls to tackle the issue, including a ban on advertising billboards for unhealthy food and drink.
A crackdown on the number of supermarket discount multi-buys are also among the measures being called for by Cancer Research UK.
Scotland now has one of the heaviest populations in Europe with two in three adults in Scotland either overweight or obese.
Obesity is linked to 13 types of cancers, the organisation warns, and it... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Scotsman
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